Definition of Genus dracula

1. Noun. Comprises tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants having bizarre and often sinister-looking flowers with pendulous scapes and motile lips.

Exact synonyms: Dracula
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dracula

genus Dolichonyx
genus Dolichos
genus Dolichotis
genus Doliolum
genus Dombeya
genus Doodia
genus Doronicum
genus Dorotheanthus
genus Doryopteris
genus Dovyalis
genus Draba
genus Dracaena
genus Draco
genus Dracocephalum
genus Dracontium
genus Dracula
genus Dracunculus
genus Dreissena
genus Drepanis
genus Drimys
genus Dromaius
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus

Literary usage of Genus dracula

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

1. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Charles Ammi Cutter, Boston Athenaeum (1874)
"Ï. Two species of genus Dracula. — Luken«, !.. Report of committee on hydrostatic balance invented hv. ..."

2. Investing in Biological Diversity: The Cairns Conference : Proceedings of by OECD Staff (1997)
"... while in the orchid genus Dracula, some 61 per cent of the species have been recorded only from a single site, suggesting that these species, at least, ..."

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