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|Noun||1.||Encyclia - large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum|
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
Cattleya citrina, Encyclia citrina, tulip orchid - Mexican epiphytic orchid with glaucous grey-green leaves and lemon- to golden-yellow flowers appearing only partially opened; sometimes placed in genus Cattleya
Encyclia tampensis, Epidendrum tampense, butterfly orchid - orchid of Florida and the Bahamas having showy brightly colored flowers; sometimes placed in genus Epidendrum