genus Anoectochilus

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Noun1.genus Anoectochilus - genus of delicate Asiatic orchidsgenus Anoectochilus - genus of delicate Asiatic 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
jewel orchid - any of several delicate Asiatic orchids grown especially for their velvety leaves with metallic white or gold veining
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The genus Anoectochilus (Orchidaceae), comprising more than 35 species in the world, is a perennial herb.