Definition of Brassia

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brassia

Brannock Device
Brannock Devices
Branson
Branta
Branta bernicla
Branta canadensis
Branta leucopsis
Braque
Brasdor's method
Brasenia
Brasenia schreberi
Brasil
Brasilia

Literary usage of Brassia

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1. The Floral Cabinet and Magazine of Exotic Botany by George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott (1838)
"brassia COCHLEATA. (Spoon-lipped brassia.) LINNEAN SYSTEM. NATURAL ORDER. ... AMONG orchidaceous plants, the genus brassia is remarkable ..."

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