Definition of Genus Rhapis
1. Noun. Genus of small clump-forming fan palms of China and Japan.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Lady Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhapis
Literary usage of Genus Rhapis
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1. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"... a leaf; in reference to its resemblance to the genus Rhapis, both producing suckers freely—a character by no means common in the Palm family. ..."