Definition of Genus brassavola
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic rhizomatous orchids.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Brassavola
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Brassavola
Literary usage of Genus brassavola
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1. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1837)
"The whole genus Brassavola, for example, grows upon stones and rocks, never upon trees, in open forest glades, fully expo'sed to the sun. ..."