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Noun1.Pleione - small genus of dwarf orchidsPleione - small genus of dwarf orchids; India to Thailand and Taiwan
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
Indian crocus - any of several dwarf orchids of the genus Pleione bearing one or two solitary white or pink to magenta or occasionally yellow flowers with slender stalks
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In Greek mythology the stars represent Pleione and her daughters with Atlas.
The famous Atlas and Pleione are the legendary parents of the Seven Sisters.
The traditional Greek legend for the Seven Sisters - as this cluster has long been known - is that they are the daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
No Yes Pholidota yunnanensis Rolfe No No Pleione yunnanensis (Rolfe) Rolfe Yes No Pogonia japonica R.
Tom Goff collected another of the Niarchos draft, three-year-old Pleione, a half-sister to Hernando and aunt of this season's Beresford Stakes winner Curtain Call, for 450,000gns.
A pleione or hardy orchid called Shantung Golden Jubilee is available from Springwood Nurseries of Leeds.