Definition of Phalaenopsis

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




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaenopsis

Phacochoerus
Phaeacian
Phaeacians
Phaedriades
Phaeophyceae
Phaeophyta
Phaethon
Phaethontidae
Phaeton
Phagun
Phaistos
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax
Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalaenopsis
Phalaenopsis amabilis
Phalaenoptilus
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Phalange
Phalangeridae
Phalangida
Phalangiidae
Phalangist
Phalangists
Phalangium
Phalangium opilio
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phalaris aquatica

Literary usage of Phalaenopsis

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

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

2. New and rare beautiful-leaved plants by Shirley Hibberd, James Shirley Hibberd (1870)
"S. AN orchid house in which there are no promising specimens of this charming phalaenopsis, will be considered by the orchid amateur as sadly incomplete,, ..."

3. Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the by Levi Rawson Taft (1898)
"... phalaenopsis and other true epiphytes, peat is not necessary. It will generally be advisable to raise the plant two or three inches above the top of the ..."

4. American Gardening (1895)
"phalaenopsis are impatient of smoke; it is at all times advisable to remove them during the ... The shadier the Ferns the more genial to the phalaenopsis; ..."

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