Definition of Genus gymnadenia
1. Noun. Small genus of terrestrial orchids of North America and temperate Eurasia.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Fragrant Orchid, Gymnadenia Conopsea, Gymnadenia Odoratissima, Short-spurred Fragrant Orchid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Gymnadenia
Literary usage of Genus gymnadenia
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... pean genus Gymnadenia, from which it differs in the appendages of the stigma ; hence the name. A North American genus, formerly included in Habenaria. ..."
2. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"... in botanical arrangement, stand the Naked-gland Orchises, belonging to the sub-genus Gymnadenia. In these the anther-cells are still parallel, ..."