from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A subtribe of the tribe Vandeæ. of the natural order Orchideæ, characterized by leaves that are not plaited and a column (or the part that bears the stamens and pistils) produced into a claw-like foot. It contains 9 genera, all American, and about 176 species.
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