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|Noun||1.||genus Maxillaria - large genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with persistent leathery leaves and single-flowered scapes|
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
maxillaria - any of numerous orchids of the genus Maxillaria often cultivated for their large brilliantly colored solitary flowers