Definition of Genus goodyera

1. Noun. Genus of small orchids of the northern hemisphere with creeping rhizomes and stalked ovate leaves and small flowers.

Exact synonyms: Goodyera
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Helleborine, Rattlesnake Plantain



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Goodyera

genus Glossina
genus Glossodia
genus Glossopsitta
genus Gloxinia
genus Glyceria
genus Glycine
genus Glycyrrhiza
genus Gnaphalium
genus Gnetum
genus Gobiesox
genus Gobio
genus Gomphotherium
genus Gomphrena
genus Goniopteris
genus Gonorhynchus
genus Goodyera
genus Gopherus
genus Gorgonocephalus
genus Gorilla
genus Gossypium
genus Gracula
genus Grammatophyllum
genus Grampus
genus Graptophyllum
genus Grevillea
genus Grewia
genus Grias
genus Grindelia
genus Griselinia
genus Grison

Literary usage of Genus goodyera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"... observed by me is there so near an approach to the formation of a true stalk, and it is curious that in this genus, Goodyera, alone, the pollen-grains ..."

2. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1908)
"... I have adopted the generic name Epipactis of Boehmer for those species which have been heretofore improperly placed in the genus Goodyera of R. Brown. ..."

3. The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine of Flowers, Fruits by Robert Hogg (1866)
"... as forming with that plant a very natural section of the genus Goodyera. For garden purposes it will be very welcome, because, with much of the beauty ..."

4. Genera plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis kewensibus servata definita by George Bentham, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1883)
"Thou. Orch. Iles A fr. tab. syn. 1, t. 29. Moore in Baker, Fl. Maurit. 340 (Goodyera nuda, Thou.). genus goodyera: affine quidem, ..."

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