Definition of 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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Literary usage of Psychopsis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. 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. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"Durand, under the name of H. (psychopsis) micrantha, Nutt.). Some forms have been mistaken for //. marítima. California, along and near the coast and ..."
3. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"Entomologist, pp. 385, 416. 42. Late Departure of Swallows in 1842.—Zool. p. 77- 43. Description of psychopsis mimica.—Zool. p. 125. 44. ..."