Definition of Genus psychopsis

1. Noun. Epiphytic orchids of Central and South America formerly included in genus Oncidium.

Exact synonyms: Psychopsis
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Butterfly Orchid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Psychopsis

genus Pseudopleuronectes
genus Pseudoryx
genus Pseudotaxus
genus Pseudotsuga
genus Pseudowintera
genus Psidium
genus Psilophyton
genus Psilotum
genus Psithyrus
genus Psittacosaurus
genus Psittacula
genus Psittacus
genus Psophia
genus Psophocarpus
genus Psoralea
genus Psychopsis
genus Psychotria
genus Pteretis
genus Pteridium
genus Pteris
genus Pternohyla
genus Pterocarpus
genus Pterocarya
genus Pterocles
genus Pterocnemia
genus Pterodactylus
genus Pterois
genus Pteropogon
genus Pteropus

Literary usage of Genus psychopsis

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1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1864)
"... genera must decide the question as to whether they really belong to this family : among these may be noticed the curious Australian genus Psychopsis. ..."

2. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1887)
"Among the Planipennia the most remarkable insect was a new species of the singular genus Psychopsis (Newm.), from Mount Kosciusko, where it was common. ..."

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