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Ada of Caria


Who is Ada of Caria?

Ada of Caria was a ruler of Caria in the 4th century BC, first the nominal Persian Satrap, who enjoyed the status of queen or dynast by virtue of the powerful position her predecessors of the House of Hecatomnus created when they succeeded the assassinated Persian Satrap Tissaphernes in the Carian satrapy, and later the nominal Queen of Caria under the auspices of Alexander III of Macedon.

  • also known as 卡里亞的阿妲
  • child of Hecatomnus

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Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Orchids (2008)

1500 Species in Cultivation by I. F. La Croix

Lindley TRIBE: Maxillarieae SUBTRIBE: Oncidiinae ETYMOLOGY: Named for Ada of Caria, sister of Artemis, in Greek mythology DISTRIBUTION: 16 species in Central and South America Sympodial epiphytes and lithophytes; pseudobulbs ...

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