Definition of Schomburgkia
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with showy racemose flowers.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schomburgkia
Literary usage of Schomburgkia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"A generic name to designate the hybrids between schomburgkia and La?lia. ... schomburgkia (named for Dr. Schomburgk, naturalist and geographer, who explored ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1904)
"schomburgkia.— A genus of very large and curious plants with great flowers. schomburgkia crispum and S. undulatum are well known .species of South America ..."
3. List of Published Names of Plants Introduced to Cultivation: 1876 to 1896 by Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1900)
"schomburgkia marginata im- marginata. <7A с. шт, i. 447.) S. Л var. with brown wavy ... schomburgkia t horn so nia mi. (#. C. 1887, ii. 38; Veitch. Man. ..."