Definition of Genus calypso
1. Noun. One species found throughout much of northern North America and Eurasia.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Calypso
Literary usage of Genus calypso
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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1814)
"If they really be congeners, we should not hesitate to prefer the latter name, which so well expresses the essential character of the genus. Calypso of the ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1814)
"If they really be congeners, we should not hesitate to prefer the latter name, which so well expresses the essential diameter of the genus. Calypso of the ..."
3. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"In the genus Calypso, and this, our only species, the sepals and petals are tinged with pink ; the whitish column is " broadly winged and petal-like, ..."
4. Wiener entomologische Zeitung (1897)
"(1843) fällt wegen des gleichnamigen Crustaceen- genus Calypso Risso (1816) — doch nicht wegen der ..."