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Noun1.Coryanthes - small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids
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
helmet orchid, helmetflower - any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
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[77] Coelogyne zurowetzii [117] Constantia cipoensis [117] Coryanthes albertinae Karsten [76, 78] C.
Fragrance analysis, an aid to taxonomic relationships of the genus Coryanthes (Orchidaceae).
* A recently-discovered orchid species, Coryanthes kaiseriana G.