Definition of Genus miltonia
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American orchids.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Pansy Orchid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Miltonia
Literary usage of Genus miltonia
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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1840)
"And when the genus Miltonia was founded, the affinity of this plant with M. Candida became so apparent that it has subsequently been attached to that group. ..."
2. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... moisture and was very careful about overhead waterings on close, warm days. WM. MATHEWS. Though the genus Miltonia is closely allied to Odon- ..."