Definition of Genus brassavola

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic rhizomatous orchids.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Brassavola

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Brassavola

genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus
genus Brama
genus Branchiobdella
genus Branta
genus Brasenia
genus Brevoortia
genus Brickelia
genus Brodiaea
genus Bromus
genus Brontosaurus
genus Broussonetia
genus Browallia
genus Browmius
genus Bruchus
genus Bruckenthalia
genus Brugmansia
genus Brunfelsia

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. ..."

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