Definition of Genus pterostylis

1. Noun. Genus of terrestrial orchids of Australia and New Zealand and western Pacific.

Exact synonyms: Pterostylis
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Greenhood, Helmet Orchid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pterostylis

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
genus Pterostylis
genus Ptilocercus
genus Ptilocrinus
genus Ptilonorhynchus
genus Ptloris
genus Ptyas
genus Ptychozoon
genus Puccinia
genus Pueraria
genus Puffinus
genus Pulex
genus Pulicaria
genus Pulsatilla
genus Punica
genus Pycnanthemum

Literary usage of Genus pterostylis

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1907)
"The present case of the occurrence of a natural hybrid in the genus Pterostylis (Orchidaceae) is, so far as I am aware, only the second instance recorded ..."

2. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"... Sni., longifolia, R. Br. The genus Pterostylis is represented by numerous species. This aspect of the forest region applies to the Barossa Range, ..."

3. South Australia: Its History, Productions, and Natural Resources by Jefferson Pickman Stow (1883)
"... longifolia, R. Br. The genus Pterostylis is represented by numerous species.' This aspect of the forest region applies to the Barossa Range, ..."

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