Definition of Genus aplectrum

1. Noun. A monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae.

Exact synonyms: Aplectrum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Adam-and-eve, Aplectrum Hyemale, Puttyroot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aplectrum

genus Antilocapra
genus Antilope
genus Antirrhinum
genus Antrodemus
genus Antrozous
genus Aotus
genus Apatosaurus
genus Apatura
genus Aphis
genus Aphriza
genus Aphrophora
genus Aphyllanthes
genus Apios
genus Apis
genus Apium
genus Aplectrum
genus Aplodontia
genus Aplysia
genus Apocynum
genus Apodemus
genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia
genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis

Literary usage of Genus aplectrum

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1. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1904)
"The genus Aplectrum, and the binomial Aplectrum hyemale, are commonly credited to Nuttall's Genera, but this is a mistake. Nuttall there proposed the name ..."

2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"genus aplectrum (Putty-root, Adam and Eve). A. hye- male. Medical properties : Root—mucilaginous, pectoral. Genus Cypripedium (Lady's Slipper, ..."

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