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Definition of the noun Acianthus

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Acianthus is a genus of Orchidaceae.

Acianthus is a genus of Orchidaceae.

Phrases with Acianthus

  1. Acianthus Elegans
  2. Acianthus Viridis
  3. Acianthus Apprimus
  4. Acianthus Atepalus
  5. Acianthus Caudatus
  6. Acianthus Confusus
  7. Acianthus Exsertus
  8. Acianthus Pusillus
  9. Acianthus Halleanus
  10. Acianthus Ledwardii
  11. Acianthus Veillonis
  12. Acianthus Bracteatus
  13. Acianthus Fornicatus
  14. Acianthus Oxyglossus
  15. Acianthus Sinclairii
  16. Acianthus Tenuilabris
  17. Acianthus Corniculatus
  18. Acianthus Grandiflorus
  19. Acianthus Macroglossus
  20. Genus Acianthus

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Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ACIANTHUS is a New Holland Genus of Orchideae; its species succeed best in a mixture of very sandy loam and peat; they will thrive much better planted out in a pit, and covered up with mats or litter in severe frosty weather, and to be always ...

Google previewThe Orchid Review (1903)

Acianthus is a small genus of Listera-like Orchids which is very rarely seen in cultivation, though one of the species, A. exsertus, R. Br., flowered at Kew in October, 1891, and again in the following year. Eight species are known, namely four ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Orchids (2008)

1500 Species in Cultivation by I. F. La Croix

Acianthus. R. Brown MOSQUITO ORCHIDS, MAYFLY ORCHIDS TRIBE: Diurideae SUBTRIBE: Acianthinae ETYMOLOGY: From Greek akis, point, and anthos, flower DISTRIBUTION: About 20 species in Australia, New Zealand, New ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ACIANTHUS, in Botany, from axis, a point, and a Soo, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Gardening (1846)

by George William Johnson

Acianthus. Lissochilus. Cyrtostylis. Sarcochilus. Chiloglottis. Geodorum. Eriochilus. Dipodium. Caladenia. Oncidium. Lyperanthus. Macradenia. Glossodia . Brassia. Pterostylis. Cyrtopodium. Epipactis. Zygopetalum. Cephalanthera. Catasetum.

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Acianthus R.Br. Orchidaceae (4). 7 sp. Austr., N. Z., New Caled. Eight pollinia. Acicarpha Juss. Calyceraceae. 3 sp. temp. S. Am. Acineta Lindl.

Google previewMiller's dictionary of gardening, botany, and agriculture; revised (1834)

by Philip Miller

ACIANTHUS, R. Brown (from the Greek 'axts, "a point," and 'ados, "a flower") .

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Examples : Chlorea, Microtis ; Acianthus, Corybas ; Caleya ; Pogonia, Arethusa, Calopogon ...

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1868)

by Sir Joseph Paxton

AcIANTHUs, Robert Brown. From akis, a point, and anthos, a flower; in reference to the bristly tips of the flower. Linn. 20, Or. 1, Nat. Or. Orchidaceae. Brown, small-flowered, tuberousrooted plants: multiplied by divisions, and grown in ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)

AcIANTHUs. Perianth. subringens, foliolis erter, aristatis, lateralibus lab. suppositis, int. minoribus, situ variis. Labell. dissimile, foliolis brevius, indivisum, porectum, basi bicallosum, disco inappendiculato. Colum. semiteres, apice inauriculato.

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)

Part 1


Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1859)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Acianthus, as-se-an'tfius, s. (tutu, a point, and anthos, a flower, Gr.) A genus of ...

Google previewA New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)

by John Craig

AciANTHUS, as-se-an'rtus, s. (alci», « point, and anthos, a flower, Gr.) A genus of tuberous-rooted plants, with bristly-pointed flowers : Order, Caly- ceraceae. ACICAHPHA, as-se-kiir'fa, s. (akit, a point, and karphot, a palea, Gr. because that ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)

by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)

ACIANTHUs, as-se-an'thus, s. (akis, a point, and anthos, a flower, Gr.) A genus of tuberous-rooted plants, with bristly-pointed flowers: Order, Calyceraceae. ACICARPHA, as-se-kār'fa, s. (akis, a point, and karphos, a palea, Gr. because that ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1847)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

AcIANTHUs, as-se-anthus s. (akis, a point, and anthos, a flower, Gr.) A genus of ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany; a Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom (1870)

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

ACIANTHUS. A genus of Australian terrestrial orchids with solitary heartshaped leaves and erect racemes of small green or dull purple flowers. They inhabit shady or damp places, and represent in the southern hemisphere the ...

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Acianthus pusillus (Small Mosquito-orchid)

Acianthus pusillus (Small Mosquito-orchid)
4 - 18 cm tall Leaf heart-shaped, green above, reddish-purple below
Up to 18 minute flowers per stem
Flowers Apr - Aug

Photo credit: DavidFrancis34

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Scrabble value of A1C3I1A1N1T1H4U1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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