Definition of Genus cycnoches
1. Noun. Genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Swan Orchid, Swan-flower, Swan-neck, Swanflower, Swanneck
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cycnoches
Literary usage of Genus cycnoches
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects by Charles Darwin (1904)
"The separation of the sexes is unknown amongst other Orchids, except perhaps in the allied genus Cycnoches. In Catasetum we have three sexual forms, ..."