37 relations: Antonio Musa Brassavola, Brassavola angustata, Brassavola cucullata, Brassavola flagellaris, Brassavola martiana, Brassavola nodosa, Brassavola subulifolia, Brassavola tuberculata, Brassavola venosa, Cattleya, Central America, Citrus, Column (botany), Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Curaçao, Epiphyte, Family (biology), Genus, George Edward Post, Holland, Italy, Labellum (botany), Laelia, Leaf, Lithophyte, Mexico, Moth, Noël Martin Joseph de Necker, Orchidaceae, Otto Kuntze, Pollinator, Pollinium, Pseudobulb, Rhyncholaelia digbyana, Robert Brown (botanist, born 1773), South America, West Indies.
Antonio Musa Brassavola (variously spelled Brasavoli, Brasavola, or Brasavoli; 16 January 1500 – 1555) was an Italian physician and one of the most famous of his time.
Brassavola angustata is a species of orchid native to Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Venezuela, Suriname, and Roraima.
Brassavola cucullata, common name daddy long-legs orchid, is a species of orchid native to Mexico (from Sinaloa and San Luis Potosí south to Chiapas and the Yucatán Peninsula), Central America, the West Indies and northern South America (Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guinea).
Brassavola flagellaris is a species of epiphytic orchid of the Cattleya alliance.
Brassavola martiana is a species of orchid found in South Tropical America.
Brassavola nodosa is a small, tough species of orchid native to Mexico (from Tamaulipas south to Chiapas and the Yucatán Peninsula), Central America, the West Indies, and northern South America (Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana and French Guiana).
Brassavola subulifolia is a species of orchid endemic to Jamaica.
Brassavola tuberculata is a species of orchid native to Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil.
Brassavola venosa is a species of orchid found from Campeche, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.
Cattleya is a genus of orchids from Costa Rica south to Argentina.
Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.
Citrus is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae.
The column, or technically the gynostemium, is a reproductive structure that can be found in several plant families: Aristolochiaceae, Orchidaceae, and Stylidiaceae.
Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, as he is known in Europe (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), was a nineteenth-century polymath born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France.
Curaçao (Curaçao,; Kòrsou) is a Lesser Antilles island in the southern Caribbean Sea and the Dutch Caribbean region, about north of the Venezuelan coast.
An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.
In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
George Edward Post (1838–1909), son of Alfred Charles Post was a professor of surgery at the Syrian Protestant College in Beirut, now the American University of Beirut (AUB).
Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
In botany, the labellum (or lip) is the part of the flower of an orchid or Canna, or other less-known genera that serves to attract insects, which pollinate the flower, and acts as a landing platform for them.
Laelia is a small genus of 25 species in the orchid family (Orchidaceae).
A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.
Lithophytes are plants that grow in or on rocks.
Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.
Moths comprise a group of insects related to butterflies, belonging to the order Lepidoptera.
Noël Martin Joseph Necker (25 December 1730 – 30 December 1793) was a Belgian physician and botanist.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze (23 June 1843 – 27 January 1907) was a German botanist.
A pollinator is an animal that moves pollen from the male anther of a flower to the female stigma of a flower.
A pollinium (plural pollinia) is a coherent mass of pollen grains in a plant that are the product of only one anther, but are transferred, during pollination, as a single unit.
The pseudobulb is a storage organ found in many epiphytic and terrestrial sympodial orchids.
Rhyncholaelia digbyana is a species of orchid occurring from Mexico to Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica.
Robert Brown FRSE FRS FLS MWS (21 December 1773 – 10 June 1858) was a Scottish botanist and palaeobotanist who made important contributions to botany largely through his pioneering use of the microscope.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.