from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of orchids of the tribe Epidendreœ and the subtribe Pleurothalleœ.

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  • noun Any orchid in the genus Masdevallia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of numerous orchids of the genus Masdevallia; tufted evergreen often diminutive plants whose flowers in a remarkable range of colors usually resemble a tricorn with sepals fused at the base to form a tube


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