Definition of Genus cymbidium

1. Noun. Genus of tropical epiphytic or terrestrial Old World orchids; one of the most popular orchid genera.

Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Cymbid, Cymbidium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cymbidium

genus Cyamopsis
genus Cyamus
genus Cyanocitta
genus Cyathea
genus Cycas
genus Cyclamen
genus Cycloloma
genus Cyclopes
genus Cyclophorus
genus Cyclops
genus Cyclopterus
genus Cyclosorus
genus Cycnoches
genus Cydonia
genus Cygnus
genus Cymbidium
genus Cynancum
genus Cynara
genus Cynips
genus Cynocephalus
genus Cynodon
genus Cynoglossum
genus Cynomys
genus Cynopterus
genus Cynoscion
genus Cyon
genus Cyperus
genus Cyphomandra
genus Cypraea
genus Cyprinus

Literary usage of Genus cymbidium

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

1. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"... of which latter, a straw-coloured variety occurs in New England. (20.) The genus Cymbidium is now ..."

2. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1843)
"THIS very beautiful addition to the genus Cymbidium, which is named after His Grace the Duke of Devonshire, was found by his Grace's collector, Mr. Gibson, ..."

3. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1838)
"The most striking of all the plants belonging to the true genus Cymbidium ; a native of Nepal, where it was discovered by Dr. Wallich in 1831. ..."

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