coelogyne
coelogyne coelogyne n. any of various orchids of the genus {Coelogyne} which may have clusters of fragrant lacy snow-white flowers; sinister salmon-pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice-scented flowers; or emerald green flowers marked with blue-black. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Coelogyne — cristata Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Coelogyne — Coelogyne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Coelogyne — Lindl., Gattung der Orchideen, mit dicht zusammengedrängten oder in großen Abständen auf dem kriechenden Rhizom sitzenden, wie die immergrünen Laubblätter mehrere Jahre frisch bleibenden Luftknollen und großen, einzeln oder in lockern Trauben… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Coelogyne — Lindl.1821?. Es un género con unas 200 especies de orquídeas epífitas de la subtribu Coelogyninae de la familia (Orchidaceae). Estas orquídeas con formas de volantes se distribuyen ampliamente por Sur de Asia y las islas del Pacífico Occidental …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Coelogyne —   [zu griechisch koĩlos »hohl« und gyne̅ »Frau«], die Orchideengattung Hohlnarbe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Coelogyne —   Coelogyne Coelogyne usitana …   Wikipedia Español

  • Coelogyne — Coelogyne …   Wikipédia en Français

  • coelogyne — noun any of various orchids of the genus Coelogyne with: clusters of fragrant lacy snow white flowers; salmon pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice scented flowers; emerald… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coelogyne — ▪ plant genus       genus of as many as 200 species of orchids, family Orchidaceae, that are found on rocks, soil, or dead trees throughout Asia and some Pacific islands. All members of the genus have pseudobulbs (bulblike stems) with one or two… …   Universalium

  • coelogyne — coe·log·y·ne …   English syllables

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