genus Liparis


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Noun1.genus Liparis - genus of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids; pantropical to temperate
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
liparis - an orchid of the genus Liparis having few leaves and usually fairly small yellow-green or dull purple flowers in terminal racemes
twayblade - an orchid of the genus Liparis having a pair of leaves
fen orchid, fen orchis, Liparis loeselii - small terrestrial orchid of eastern North America and Europe having two nearly basal leaves and dull yellow-green racemose flowers
2.genus Liparis - type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Liparis liparis, sea snail, seasnail, snailfish - small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
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The genus Cyclopterus is represented by just one species, the lumpsucker Cyclopterus lumpus Linnaeus, 1758, while the genus Liparis contains 71 species considered valid by Chemova (2008), including the one studied here, the sea snail Liparis liparis (Linnaeus, 1766).
Systematics and phylogeny of fish of the genus Liparis (Liparidae, Scorpaeniformes).