maxillaria definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of orchids for the tribe Vandeæ, particular the subtribe Maxillarieæ, described as an erect concave lip with erect horizontal lobes and a fleshy column.
    • some of numerous orchids associated with the genus Maxillaria often cultivated for their big brilliantly colored individual flowers

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  • Sentence for "maxillaria"
    • The upper jaw bones, ossa maxillaria
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