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Noun1.Encyclia - large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West IndiesEncyclia - 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
butterfly orchis, Encyclia venosa, Epidendrum venosum, butterfly orchid - Mexican epiphytic orchid having pale green or yellow-green flowers with white purple-veined lip
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Richard (dingy-flowered star orchid), Epidendrum nocturnum Jacquin (night scented orchid), Epidendrum rigidum Jacquin (rigid epidendrum), Encyclia tampensis (Lindley) Small (Florida butterfly orchid), Polystachya concreta (Jacquin) Garay & Sweet (yellow helmet orchid), and Harrisella porrecta (Reichenbach f.
The three genera with the highest number of endemics are Agave (eight species), Euphorbia (seven species), and Encyclia and Spermacoce (six species in each of these two genera).
The Octopus orchid, encyclia cochleata, produces flowers the wrong way round, so the tentacle-like green tepals hang below the dark upper lip.
Richard (Dingy-Flowered Star Orchid), Epidendrum rigidum Jacquin (Rigid Epidendrum), Encyclia tampensis (Lindley) Small (Florida Butterfly Orchid), Prosthechea cochleata (L.
Recently, this department has begun micro propagation of orchids by seed, including the endemic Caicos Encyclia (Encyclia caicensis).