Definition of Genus arethusa
1. Noun. Genus of bog orchids of North America and Japan.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Arethusa, Arethusa Bulbosa, Bog Rose, Dragon's Mouth, Wild Pink
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arethusa
Literary usage of Genus arethusa
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1. The Orchids of New England: A Popular Monograph by Henry Ives Baldwin (1884)
"... scapes sprang from the same bulb ; one bearing the usual single flower, the other, two." The genus Arethusa contains but two other known species ..."