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- n. a small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids.
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- n. small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids
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In one (coryanthes) the orchid has its lower lip enlarged into a bucket, above which stand two water-secreting horns.
Here, too, grows the spotted coryanthes, of the order of the Orchideae --