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Noun1.Hexalectris - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae
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
crested coral root, Hexalectris spicata - orchid with yellowish-brown flowers with dark veins; southeastern Arizona to the eastern United States
Hexalectris warnockii, Texas purple spike - orchid with slender nearly leafless reddish-brown stems with loose racemes of reddish-brown flowers; of open brushy woods of southeastern Arizona and central Texas
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carabiaiana] is paraphyletic with the North American genus Hexalectris (Orchidaceae) (Sosa, 2007).
This pattern was observed for several groups in this family, such as Arpophyllum, Bletia, Chysis, Coelia, Hexalectris, Isochillus and Ponera, and for one of the oldest groups in Orchidaceae, namely the subtribe Cypripedioideae.
Divergence in mycorrhizal specialization within Hexalectris spicata (Orchidaceae), A nonphotosynthetic desert orchid.