Definition of Genus himantoglossum

1. Noun. Small genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Mediterranean region.

Exact synonyms: Himantoglossum
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Himantoglossum Hircinum, Lizard Orchid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Himantoglossum

genus Heteranthera
genus Heterocephalus
genus Heterodon
genus Heteromeles
genus Heteroscelus
genus Heterotheca
genus Heuchera
genus Hevea
genus Hexagrammos
genus Hexalectris
genus Hexamita
genus Hexanchus
genus Hibbertia
genus Hibiscus
genus Hieracium
genus Himantoglossum
genus Himantopus
genus Hippeastrum
genus Hippobosca
genus Hippocampus
genus Hippocrepis
genus Hippodamia
genus Hippoglossoides
genus Hippoglossus
genus Hippopotamus
genus Hipposideros
genus Hippotragus
genus Hipsurus
genus Hirudo
genus Hirundo

Literary usage of Genus himantoglossum

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1. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects by Charles Darwin (1904)
"... acquiring this position the two diverge slightly, so as to be ready to strike the two lateral stigmas. Orchis (sub-genus Himantoglossum) ..."

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