[ mˈake͡əɹˌanθəɹə], [ mˈakeəɹˌanθəɹə], [ m_ˈa_k_eə_ɹ_ˌa_n_θ_ə_ɹ_ə]
Related words: Machaeranthera bicolor, Machaeranthera nana, Machaeranthera canescens, Machaeranthera roseoalba, Machaeranthera cinerea
How to use "Machaeranthera" in context?
The genus machaeranthera (meaning "mail-order hunter") is a small, mostly epiphytic genus of orchids native to tropical America. The genus has only three known species, all of which are miniature plants with tall, thin stems and small, fragrant flowers. These orchids are popular among hobbyists for their easy care and striking appearances.
M. striata is the most commonly seen species in cultivation, and is the only one suitable for hanging baskets. It has soft, waxy leaves and long, spindly stems with yellow or white tips.
Holonyms for Machaeranthera:
Hyponym for Machaeranthera:
asterid dicot genus.
Meronym for Machaeranthera:
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