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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Orchidaceae — the laelias.


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  • Nancy Sharoff (Laelia Laval - SL) and Kevin Jarrett (KJ Hax) are pleased to announce the launch of "SLolar Central" (SLolar = Second Life Scholar), a facility providing FREE, temporary "office space" (and other resources) for K-20 educators and school administrators exploring Second Life.

    Archive 2007-05-27 Milosun Czervik 2007

  • So, Laelia maialis refers to a unique orquid species.

    Orchids of Mexico 1997

  • The second name, maialis, distinguishes this Laelia from all others.

    Orchids of Mexico 1997

  • First name, Laelia, indicates that this plant belongs to that genus, a group well represented in Jalisco and neighboring states.

    Orchids of Mexico 1997

  • Species with sizable pseudobulbs, such as Catasetum, many Laelia and some Dendrobium, store water and are well prepared for their resting periods.

    Orchids of Mexico 1997

  • I have often too enjoyed the agreeable conversation of Laelia, the daughter of Caius, and observed in her a strong tincture of her father's elegance.

    Cicero's Brutus or History of Famous Orators; also His Orator, or Accomplished Speaker. Marcus Tullius Cicero

  • Dendrobium, Epidrobium, Epidendrum, Laelia, Miltonia and Paphiopedilum prefer nighttime temperatures in the low 50s.

    The Seattle Times 2010

  • There are about 50 species of Laelia, which are found throughout Central and South America, with a high concentration in Mexico.

    Article Source Nora Ingrid 2009

  • FREE SL Office Residency on EduIsland II by Laelia Laval

    Archive 2007-05-27 Milosun Czervik 2007

  • Slc. Hsin Buu Lady is a cross between Slc. Wendy's Valentine and Laelia anceps. Stories 2010


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