Definition of Genus Angraecum
1. Noun. Genus of tropical Old World epiphytic orchids with showy flowers sometimes grotesque.
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
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, ..."