Definition of Genus disa

1. Noun. Genus of showy tropical African terrestrial orchids.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Disa

genus Diospyros
genus Diphylla
genus Dipladenia
genus Diplococcus
genus Diplodocus
genus Diplopterygium
genus Diplotaxis
genus Dipodomys
genus Dipogon
genus Dipsacus
genus Dipsosaurus
genus Dipteronia
genus Dipteryx
genus Dipus
genus Dirca
genus Disa
genus Discina
genus Dodonaea
genus Dolichonyx
genus Dolichos
genus Dolichotis
genus Doliolum
genus Dombeya
genus Doodia
genus Doronicum
genus Dorotheanthus
genus Doryopteris
genus Dovyalis
genus Draba
genus Dracaena

Literary usage of Genus disa

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1. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1818)
"... and we shall refer to the article concerning them for the character of the order, and for that of the genus DISA. Plate 1. Jig. 1. DISA PORRECTA. ..."

2. Hand-list of Ferns and Fern Allies Cultivated in the Royal Gardens by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1895)
"And in the genus Disa it has produced crosses which ^re easy of cultivation and will probably become popular as ornamental plants. ..."

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