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Definition of the noun maxillaria

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  1. any of numerous orchids of the genus Maxillaria often cultivated for their large brilliantly colored solitary flowers
    • 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 Maxillaria = large genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with persistent leathery leaves and single-flowered scapes

Phrases with Maxillaria

  1. Maxillaria Alba
  2. Maxillaria Aurea
  3. Maxillaria Casta
  4. Maxillaria Densa
  5. Maxillaria Elata
  6. Maxillaria Flava
  7. Maxillaria Grayi
  8. Maxillaria Ignea
  9. Maxillaria Longa
  10. Maxillaria Lueri
  11. Maxillaria Lutea
  12. Maxillaria Minor
  13. Maxillaria Picta
  14. Maxillaria Pulla
  15. Maxillaria Tutae
  16. Maxillaria Wojii
  17. Maxillaria Abelei
  18. Maxillaria Albata
  19. Maxillaria Anceps
  20. genus maxillaria

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Maxillaria

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Google previewThe Orchid Review (1893)

The genus Maxillaria is a very extensive one, though the majority of the species find but little favour in gardens. There are, however, a few exceptions, principally among the large-flowered species, and as these have the merit of being easily ...

Google previewThe Hothouse and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator (1839)

Giving Full Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hot-houses, Greenhouses, Conservatories ... : Alphabetically Arranged by Robert Sweet

MAXILLARIA is a parasitical genus of Orchidem, requiring the same treatment as Epidendrum, 0ncidium, and others of the same tribe. MAXIMILIANA is a genus of Palms, and requires the same sort of treatment as Mauritia and the other Palms.

Google previewLas Orquídeas de Puerto Rico Y Las Islas Vírgenes (1992)

by James D. Ackerman, María del Castillo

Maxillaria is a large, neotropical genus of about 300 species, yet only three occur in Puerto Rico. At least one of them, M. acutifolia Lindley, is sympatric with M. coccínea. Neither of the other species produce flowers as large, colorful and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

The offa maxillaria are connected with the greater part of the bones of the face and cranium, and affitt in forming not only the cheeks, but likewise the palate, nose, and orbits. The ossa nasi form two irregular squares. They are thicker and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1817)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature ...

The offa maxillaria are conne&ted with the greater }. of the bones of the face and cranium, and assist in orming not only the cheeks, but likewise the palate, nose, and orbits. The ossa nafi form two irregular squares. They are thicker and ...

Google previewJohnson's Gardener's Dictionary (1894)

by George William Johnson, Charles Henry Wright

For culture, see MAXILLARiA. X. Colleyi. . Reddish-brown with purple spots. £inid : Syn., Maxillaria Col :* - conca'vum. #. Pale yellow. June. uatemala. 1844. Syn., Maxillaria concava. – corrugatum. Pale brownish-purple; lip pale yellow with ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Practical Gardening (1907)

An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright

Maxillaria. species, heterophylla and simplicifolia, have been introduced, but they are probably long since lost to cultivation. MAURITIA. The six or seven species making up this genus (Md. Palmaa) are handsome stove Palms, with fanshaped ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Enlarged and Improved. Vol. 1. [- 20.] (1823)

The ossa maxillaria are connected with the greater part of the bones of the face and cranium, and assist in forming not only the cheeks, but likewise the palate, nose, and orbits. The ossa nasi form two irregular squares. They are thicker and ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

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

Though the majority of Maxillarias are best accommodated when grown in pots, M. Sanderiana is best grown in baskets, so that they may be suspended Maxillaria—continued. near the roof-glass. Not only is a light position desirable to induce ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

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

Maxillaria. Ruiz. &. Pavon. Orchidaceae. Origins: Latin maxilla "jaw-bone, the jaw ," referring to the flowers, to the column and lip inside the flowers, indicating the. Maximowiczia. Cogniaux. Cucurbitaceae. Origins: Dedicated to the Russian ...

Google previewA pocket botanical dictionary, by J. Paxton assisted by prof. Lindley (1868)

by Samuel Hereman

For culture and propagation see Maxillaria, to which the genus is near akin. Synonymes : 1, Maxillaria atropurpurea ; 2, Maxillaria aureo- f&lva ; 3, M. raccmbsa ; 4 M. vilelllna, bar- bata. See also Steiwcbrync. atropurphrea 1 Drk. pur. 5, 8. Epi.

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1805)

are the ossa naii, ossa malarum, ossa unguis, ossa maxillaria, ossa palati, and ossa spongiosa inferiors. The single bone is the vomer. 1. The Ossa Nasi make the upper part of the nose, and form that kind of arch, which is fitted to sustain fuel ) ...

Google previewThe 1900 Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

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

Maxillaria cinnabarina. L. cltrina (citron-coloured). Jl. large, thick and fleshy ; sepals and petals lemon-coloured ; lip white, marked lilac. Brazil. A robust but rare plant, with ...

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

by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

An obscure genus oi orchids, apparently allied to Maxillaria. It 1s said to have altogether the habit of Kefersteinia, CHAUDRON. Narcissus. CHAULMOOGRA. The seeds of Gs/nc' card'ia adorata. (Fr.) Castama vul(Fr.) Narcissus PseudoCH ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

A genus nearly allied to Maxillaria, consisting of a solitary known species, T. tortilis, a native of Mexico ; it is a pseurlo-bulbous, fleshy plant, covered with spotted shtaths. Leaves solitary, coriaceous. Flowers solitary, axillary ; sepals yellowish ...

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