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(ˌɛpɪˈdɛndrəm) or


(Botany) an orchid belonging to the Epidendrum genus
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(ˌɛp ɪˈdɛn drəm)

any of numerous tropical American orchids of the genus Epidendrum.
[1785–95; < New Latin]
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Noun1.epidendrum - large and variable genus of terrestrial or epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical AmericasEpidendrum - large and variable genus of terrestrial or epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas; some native to United States
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
epidendron - any of various orchids of the genus Epidendrum
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