Definition of Genus psychopsis
1. Noun. Epiphytic orchids of Central and South America formerly included in genus Oncidium.
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
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. ..."