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Oncidium   Listen

Any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants.  Synonyms: butterfly orchid, butterfly plant, dancing lady orchid.

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"Oncidium" Quotes from Famous Books

... result was accidental. With Origanum vulgare, however, a cross between flowers on plants propagated by stolons from the same stock certainly increased slightly their fertility. This likewise occurred, as we shall see in the next section, with Eschscholtzia, perhaps with Corydalis cava and Oncidium; but not so with Bignonia, Abutilon, Tabernaemontana, Senecio, and apparently ...
— The Effects of Cross & Self-Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom • Charles Darwin

Words linked to "Oncidium" :   orchid, Oncidium papilio, orchidaceous plant

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