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Definition of the noun laelia

What does laelia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. any of various spectacular plants of the genus Laelia having showy flowers in many colors
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic terms: orchid / orchidaceous plant = any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
    • member of: genus Laelia = large genus of mostly epiphytic or lithophytic Central and South American orchids of various sizes

Phrases with Laelia

Phrases starting with the word Laelia:

  1. Laelia Flava
  2. Laelia Fulva
  3. Laelia Rosea
  4. Laelia Whitei
  5. Laelia Corvini
  6. Laelia Cowanii
  7. Laelia Herbida
  8. Laelia Hughesi
  9. Laelia Sawyeri
  10. Laelia Adrienne
  11. Laelia Batoides
  12. Laelia Confinis
  13. Laelia Lindenii
  14. Laelia Lunensis
  15. Laelia Nubifuga
  16. Laelia Ocellata
  17. Laelia Perrinii

Phrases ending with the word Laelia:

  1. Pale Laelia
  2. genus laelia
  3. Cyrestis Laelia

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Laelia

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Google previewMagazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and Improvements in Rural Affairs (1863)

by Charles Mason Hovey

Laelia is a silvery rose shaded, very large, globular, and in every respect of first- rate quality. Lord Raglan is one of those high colored varieties, scarlet crimson edged with violet crimson, that pleases everybody ; the flowers are large, full, and ...

Google previewOrchids for the South (2011)

Growing Indoors and Outdoors by Jack Kramer

Laelia is a genus often overlooked, but it can rival Cattleya in beauty. Only recently has extensive hybridization of this genus begun. The Laelias are allied with the Cattleyas, with about 70 species from South America. Most Laelias need ...

Google previewGods and Goddesses in the Garden (2008)

Greco-Roman Mythology and the Scientific Names of Plants by Peter Bernhardt

Laelia is the name of one of ancient Rome's vestal virgins.

Google previewSpecies Revision and Generic Systematics of World Rileyinae (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) (2008)

by Michael William Gates

Laelia is a Neotropical ...

Google previewThe Classical Review (1910)

Laelia is a more ambitious piece, and touches our literature more closely. It turns on the familiar situation of the disguised girl.

Google previewNature (1906)

by Sir Norman Lockyer

Liparis is the nun moth of Europe and an orchid of Europe; Iris is an insect and the well-known plant; Laelia is a moth and an orchid; Adesmia is a beetle and a shrub; Castalia is a beetle of India and the water-lily, while Castalius is an lndian ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

Laelia -continued. L. a. Kienastiana (Kienast-Zölly's). A., sepals white; petals and side lobes of the lip rosy; otherwise like those of L. a. Dawsonii. 1886 L. a. leucosticta (white-spotted). A variety with . white or whitish-pink markings on the darker ...

Google previewThe Penguin Pocket Dictionary of Babies' Names (2005)

by David Pickering

Lela See LEILA; LAELIA. Leland (m) English surname derived from the Old English laege ('fallow') and land ('land') that has also been in use as a first name, particularly inthe USA,since the19th century. LeliaSee LAELIA.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Laeliopsis Lindley & Paxton Orchidaceae Origins: Resembling the genus Laelia. Laennecia Cass. Asteraceae Origins: For the French physician The"ophile-Rene-Hyacinthe Laen- nec, 1781-1826 (Brittany , ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

(Laelia was a Vestal virgin; alluding to the delicacy of the flower. Nat ord, Orchideae; Tribe, ...

Google previewThe Cottage Gardeners' Dictionary (1860)

Describing the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables Desirable for the Garden, and Explaining the Terms and Operations Employed in Their Cultivation : with an Alphabetical List of Synonymes by George William Johnson

Laelia.) Stove orchids. Division of the plant before active growth commences; fibry peat, broken pots, a little charcoal, and sphagnum-moss ; the plant flxed above the surface of a ct nearly filled with drainage. Summer temp., 0° to 90°, with ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1913)

by Walter Page Wright

Laelia. (laé-lia, after the vestal virgin Laelia. Ord. Orchidaceae). —Beautiful hothouse epiphytal Orchids, resembling Cattleyas, with which they have been crossed. The cultural remarks made under Cattleya apply to them. The following are the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Pseudomelia Porto & Breda Orchidaceae Origins: From the Greek pseudes "false " and the genus Laelia Lind- ley. Pseudojacobaea (Hook.f.) Mathur Asteraceae Origins: Jacobaea is a vernacular name for Senecio elegans L. (Senecio elegans ...

Google previewDictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (1950)

by Ph. D Newmark

laelia. Variety of orchid [L] laesa majestas. Lese-majesty; injured majesty; high treason [L] laesio. Injury [L] La fame DOD vuol leggi. Hunger knows no law [It] La Fille Aus Cheveus De Lin. The Maiden with the Flaxen Hair ...

Google previewA new and general biographical dictionary (1817)

by New and general biographical dictionary

Laelia Crispis.

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Koellensteinia, Konantzia, Kraenzlinella, Kreodanthus, Kryptos- toma, Kuhlhasseltia, Lacaena, Laelia, Laeliopsis, Lanium, Lankesterella, Leaoa, Lecanorchis, Lemboglossum, Lemurella, Lemurorchis, Leochilus, Lepanthes, Lepanthopsis, ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Modern English Grammar (2001)

Grammar, Syntax and Style for the 21st Century by Ned Halley

Campbell, Adam Constantine, Eric Crees, Pepsy Denning, Marcus FitzGibbon, Caromay Gifford, Sheila Halley, Max Halley, Laelia Hartnoll, Mario Reading, Leopold von Billow Quirk, Michael Randolph, Vaughan Williams, Mike Wren.

Google previewDictionary of First Names (1995)

by Iseabail Macleod, Terry Freedman

Lelia see Laelia Len familiar form of Leonard and also of Lionel. Lena familiar form of Helen. Lennie, Lenny familiar forms of Leonard and also of Lionel .

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Small photo of LaeliaSmall photo of Laelia pumila x Sophronitis brevipedunculata, orchid. BrazilSmall photo of a beautiful orange yellow Cattleya laelia hybrid orchid plant flower closeup macro with leaves isolated on whiteSmall photo of a macro closeup of a bright and vivid orange yellow cattleya laelia orchid species plant isolated on white.Small photo of a beautiful white and purple elegant Cattleya Laelia orchid plant flower closeup macro with delicate details of the lip.Small photo of Laelia lundiiSmall photo of Laeliocattleya is a nothogenus of intergeneric orchid hybrids descended from the parental genera Laelia and Cattleya. It is abbreviated Lc. in the horticultural trade. More...

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