Definition of Pleurothallis

1. Noun. Any of numerous small tufted orchids of the genus Pleurothallis having leathery to fleshy leaves and racemes of 1 to many small flowers.

Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pleurothallis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pleurothallis

pleuroperitoneal foramen
pleuroperitoneal hiatus
pleuroperitoneal membrane
pleuroperitoneum
pleuropneumonia
pleuropneumonia-like organisms
pleuropneumonia like organism
pleuropneumonialike organism
pleuropneumonias
pleuroptera
pleuropulmonary
pleuroscopy
pleurosigma
pleurostea
pleurosteon
pleurothallis (current term)
pleurothotonos
pleurothotonus
pleurotoma
pleurotomy
pleurotyphoid
pleurovisceral
pleuræ
pleuston
pleustonic
pleustons
plevin
plevins
plew
plews

Literary usage of Pleurothallis

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

1. Gartenflora: Monatsschrift Fur Deutsche und Schweizerische Garten- und by Eduard Regel (1901)
"... diese hervorragende Sorte in Ehren halten, welche ihren Platz in der kalten Abteilung des Gewächshauses voll verdient. pleurothallis Roezlii wurde von ..."

2. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Sir Joseph Paxton (1853)
"No positive difference appears to exist between the genera pleurothallis and Restrepia, except that the former has two and the latter four pollen-masses. ..."

3. The Genera and Species of Orchideous Plants by John Lindley (1830)
"This very curious species has the habit and petals of Stelis, but its connate lower sepals fix it in pleurothallis ; it connects the two genera. 11. ..."

4. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1834)
"pleurothallis cordata. Lindl. Gen. and Sp. Orch. p. 5. ... This is the only species of pleurothallis yet discovered in which the stem bears more than a ..."

5. Gartenflora: Monatsschrift Fur Deutsche und Schweizerische Garten- und by Eduard Regel (1901)
"... diese hervorragende Sorte in Ehren halten, welche ihren Platz in der kalten Abteilung des Gewächshauses voll verdient. pleurothallis Roezlii wurde von ..."

6. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Sir Joseph Paxton (1853)
"No positive difference appears to exist between the genera pleurothallis and Restrepia, except that the former has two and the latter four pollen-masses. ..."

7. The Genera and Species of Orchideous Plants by John Lindley (1830)
"This very curious species has the habit and petals of Stelis, but its connate lower sepals fix it in pleurothallis ; it connects the two genera. 11. ..."

8. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1834)
"pleurothallis cordata. Lindl. Gen. and Sp. Orch. p. 5. ... This is the only species of pleurothallis yet discovered in which the stem bears more than a ..."

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