Definition of Genus spiranthes

1. Noun. Large cosmopolitan genus of white-flowered terrestrial orchids.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Spiranthes

genus Sphaeralcea
genus Sphaerocarpos
genus Sphaerocarpus
genus Sphagnum
genus Sphecius
genus Sphecotheres
genus Spheniscus
genus Sphenodon
genus Sphyraena
genus Sphyrapicus
genus Sphyrna
genus Spilogale
genus Spinacia
genus Spinus
genus Spiraea
genus Spiranthes
genus Spirillum
genus Spirochaeta
genus Spirodela
genus Spirogyra
genus Spirula
genus Spizella
genus Spodoptera
genus Spondias
genus Sporobolus
genus Spraguea
genus Spyeria
genus Squalus
genus Squatina
genus Squilla

Literary usage of Genus spiranthes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1905)
"... A SYNOPSIS OF THE genus spiranthes NORTH OF MEXICO THE following synopsis of the genus Spiranthes as it occurs in the United States will, it is hoped, ..."

2. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"So early, however, as September 1840,1 had examined the specimen in the Smithian Herbarium, and referred it to the genus Spiranthes (Gen. et Sp. Orch. p. ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1844)
"He thinks it may fairly be referred to the genus Spiranthes, although differing from the other European species in some particulars; the most remarkable of ..."

4. The Life and Writings of Rafinesque: Prepared for the Filson Club and Read by Richard Ellsworth Call (1895)
"(122) genus spiranthes. pp. 44, 45. *John Bradbury, born August 20,1768, died 1823. The grave of this famous botanist is in the cemetery at Middletown, ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"The difficult genus Spiranthes has lately been thoroughly studied by Ames, who has given the results in Orchidaceae, Fasc. I, pp. 113-154. ..."

6. Supplement to the English Botany of the Late Sir J. E. Smith and Mr. Sowerby by William Jackson Hooker, William Borrer, James Sowerby (1834)
"... into a long subulate point, not bifid as in Neottia and Richard's genus Spiranthes: indeed we know of no genus under which it can properly be placed. ..."

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