genus Pogonia


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Noun1.genus Pogonia - small but widely distributed genus of orchids closely related to genus Cleistes;: of damp or boggy areas of north temperate zone
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
pogonia - any hardy bog orchid of the genus Pogonia: terrestrial orchids having slender rootstocks and erect stems bearing one or a few leaves and a solitary terminal flower
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Of the ten species in the genus Pogonia, nine are found in East Asia and only one is found in North America.