Definition of Genus cycnoches

1. Noun. Genus of epiphytic or terrestrial tropical American orchids.

Exact synonyms: Cycnoches
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

genus Curtisia
genus Cuscuta
genus Cuterebra
genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops
genus Cyclopterus
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus

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, ..."

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