Definition of Genus coryanthes

1. Noun. Small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids.

Exact synonyms: Coryanthes
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Helmet Orchid, Helmetflower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coryanthes

genus Cordia
genus Cordyline
genus Cordylus
genus Coregonus
genus Coreopsis
genus Coriandrum
genus Corixa
genus Cornus
genus Corokia
genus Coronilla
genus Corozo
genus Cortaderia
genus Corticium
genus Cortinarius
genus Corvus
genus Coryanthes
genus Corydalis
genus Corydalus
genus Corylopsis
genus Corylus
genus Corynebacterium
genus Corypha
genus Coryphantha
genus Corythosaurus
genus Coscoroba
genus Cosmocampus
genus Cosmos
genus Costia
genus Cotinga
genus Cotinus

Literary usage of Genus coryanthes

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1. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1893)
"The genus Coryanthes is an example of plants with matted roots, fair-sized pseudo-bulbs, thin plaited leaves, and flower-stalks coming from the base of the ..."

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