Definition of Genus Encyclia
1. Noun. Large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Cattleya Citrina, Encyclia Citrina, Tulip Orchid, Butterfly Orchid, Encyclia Tampensis, Epidendrum Tampense, Butterfly Orchid, Butterfly Orchis, Encyclia Venosa, Epidendrum Venosum
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Literary usage of Genus Encyclia
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1. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1830)
"This, a second species of the new Genus ENCYCLIA, was obligingly communicated, and accompanied with a sketch, by Mrs. ARNOLD HARRISON, from her rich ..."