genus Liparis

noun
1. genus of terrestrial and epiphytic orchids; pantropical to temperate
Hypernyms: ↑monocot genus, ↑liliopsid genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Orchidaceae, ↑family Orchidaceae, ↑orchid family
Member Meronyms: ↑liparis, ↑twayblade, ↑fen orchid, ↑fen orchis, ↑Liparis loeselii
2. type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes
Syn: ↑Liparis
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Liparididae, ↑family Liparididae, ↑Liparidae, ↑family Liparidae
Member Meronyms: ↑snailfish, ↑seasnail, ↑sea snail, ↑Liparis liparis

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  • liparis — n. (Bot.) an orchid of the genus {Liparis} having few leaves and usually fairly small yellow green or dull purple flowers in terminal racemes. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Zool.) The type genus of the {Liparididae}, consisting of certain of the snailfishes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liparis latifolia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis nervosa — Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis crenulata — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis (orchid) — For the Rubiaceae genus Mesoptera see Mesoptera (Rubiaceae genus) Liparis Liparis crenulata Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis — noun type genus of the Liparididae: snailfishes • Syn: ↑genus Liparis • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Liparididae, ↑family Liparididae, ↑Liparidae, ↑family Lipari …   Useful english dictionary

  • liparis — noun an orchid of the genus Liparis having few leaves and usually fairly small yellow green or dull purple flowers in terminal racemes • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Liparis * * * ˈlipərə̇s noun Usage:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liparis bautingensis — Taxobox status = EN | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Orchidales familia = Orchidaceae genus = Liparis species = L. bautingensis binomial = Liparis bautingensis binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis goodyeroides — Taxobox status = CR | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Orchidales familia = Orchidaceae genus = Liparis species = L. goodyeroides binomial = Liparis goodyeroides binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Liparis liparis — noun small tadpole shaped cold water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish • Syn: ↑snailfish, ↑seasnail, ↑sea snail • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenoid, ↑scorpaenoid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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