Definition of Genus disa
1. Noun. Genus of showy tropical African terrestrial orchids.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Disa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Disa
Literary usage of Genus disa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Science and the Arts by Royal Institution of Great Britain (1818)
"... and we shall refer to the article concerning them for the character of the order, and for that of the genus DISA. Plate 1. Jig. 1. DISA PORRECTA. ..."
2. Hand-list of Ferns and Fern Allies Cultivated in the Royal Gardens by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1895)
"And in the genus Disa it has produced crosses which ^re easy of cultivation and will probably become popular as ornamental plants. ..."