Definition of Genus coryanthes
1. Noun. Small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids.
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
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 ..."