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.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dracula
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, ..."