Definition of Genus Angraecum

1. Noun. Genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque.

Exact synonyms: Angraecum, Genus Angrecum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Angrecum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Angraecum

genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena
genus Andricus
genus Andromeda
genus Andropogon
genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum
genus Angelica
genus Angiopteris
genus Angraecum (current term)
genus Angrecum
genus Anguilla
genus Anguillula
genus Anguis
genus Anhima
genus Anhinga
genus Anigozanthus
genus Anisotremus
genus Ankylosaurus
genus Annona
genus Anoa
genus Anodonta
genus Anoectochilus
genus Anogramma

Literary usage of Genus Angraecum

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1. The Genera and Species of Orchideous Plants by John Lindley (1830)
"... persuades me that they are not really different in structure. Finally, the genus Angraecum has in some cases, as A. calceolus, caulescens, ..."

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