odontoglossum


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odontoglossum

(ɒˌdɒntəˈɡlɒsəm)
n
(Plants) any epiphytic orchid of the tropical American genus Odontoglossum, having clusters of brightly coloured flowers
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Noun1.odontoglossum - any of numerous and diverse orchids of the genus Odontoglossum having racemes of few to many showy usually large flowers in many colorsodontoglossum - any of numerous and diverse orchids of the genus Odontoglossum having racemes of few to many showy usually large flowers in many colors
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Odontoglossum - large and important genus of tropical American mostly epiphytic orchids; some of the most widely grown species are often placed in other genera
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The vegetation had again changed, and only the vegetable ivory tree remained, with a great profusion of wonderful orchids, among which I learned to recognize the rare Nuttonia Vexillaria and the glorious pink and scarlet blossoms of Cattleya and odontoglossum. Occasional brooks with pebbly bottoms and fern-draped banks gurgled down the shallow gorges in the hill, and offered good camping-grounds every evening on the banks of some rock-studded pool, where swarms of little blue-backed fish, about the size and shape of English trout, gave us a delicious supper.
Highlights will include A Monograph of Odontoglossum, an impressive oversized volume published by British horticulturalist James Bateman in 1874, and Illustrations of Orchidaceous Plants, produced in the 1830s by Austrian artist Francis Bauer, considered one of the greatest botanical illustrators of all time.
Use of VIRAZOLE[R] to eradicate odontoglossum ringspot virus from in vitro cultures of Cymbidium Sw.
Finally there are the cool orchids such as the Odontoglossum that comes from high mountain areas.
Odontoglossum originates from mountains It's a good rule of thumb to re-pot them every two years as the orchid compost starts to decompose.
Son notables los dibujos de varias especies: Acineta superba, Brassia keiliana, Bollea violacea, Catasetum maculatum, Cyrtochilum tetracopis o Dracula chimaera por no decir mas; al lado de otras menos acabadas: odontoglossum sp., Cattleya schroederae, Sobralia rosea, Trichopilia fragrans y Lycaste macrophylla, entre otras.
The bouquet was formed of white Cattleya and Odontoglossum Crispum orchids, white roses, white carnations, stephanotis and lily of the valley, with asparagus fern for a touch of greenery.