Definition of Genus phalaenopsis

1. Noun. Genus of ornamental epiphytic orchids of Asia and Australia.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phalaenopsis

genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris
genus Phellodendron
genus Phenacomys

Literary usage of Genus phalaenopsis

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"... shall first of all speak shortly of the formation of the roots in the genus Phalaenopsis. In Fig. 188 there are portions, in transverse section, ..."

2. Missouri Botanical Garden Bulletin by Missouri botanical garden (1913)
"The moth orchid, a representative of the genus Phalaenopsis, flowering specimens of which have frequently attracted attention in the Garden, ..."

3. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Joseph Paxton, Thomas Baines (1884)
"... 1848, in the following words:—"This is a very unexpected addition to the genus Phalaenopsis, of which it has exactly the habit. The flowers are small, ..."

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