Definition of Genus habenaria

1. Noun. Chiefly terrestrial orchids with tubers or fleshy roots often having long slender spurs and petals and lip lobes; includes species formerly placed in genus Gymnadeniopsis.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Habenaria

genus Gymnelis
genus Gymnocalycium
genus Gymnocarpium
genus Gymnocladus
genus Gymnogyps
genus Gymnopilus
genus Gymnorhina
genus Gymnosporangium
genus Gymnura
genus Gynura
genus Gypaetus
genus Gyps
genus Gypsophila
genus Gyromitra
genus Haastia
genus Habenaria
genus Hackelia
genus Haemanthus
genus Haematobia
genus Haematopus
genus Haematoxylon
genus Haematoxylum
genus Haemodorum
genus Haemopis
genus Haemoproteus
genus Haemulon
genus Hakea
genus Halcyon
genus Haldea
genus Halenia

Literary usage of Genus habenaria

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

1. Orchidaceae: Illustrations and Studies of the Family Orchidaceae by Oakes Ames (1908)
"E • • THE genus habenaria IN NORTH AMERICA INTRODUCTION THE genus Habenaria has undergone a series of changes at the hands of those botanists who have given ..."

2. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"genus Habenaria, or Rein-Orchis, as the Greek name signifies, is a group whose external characteristics ... The genus Habenaria contains some of the larger ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"The genus Habenaria is also of interest inasmuch as it illustrates the fact that the particular minor variations in floral structure which are used to ..."

4. Bog-trotting for Orchids by Grace Greylock Niles (1904)
"Colored A Group of Three Species of genus habenaria : i. The Tall Northern Green Orchis (Habenaria hyperborea); 2. The Tall Northern White Orchis (Habenaria ..."

5. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"RYDBERG'S elaboration of this puzzling section of the genus Habenaria in the Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, for November, i go i (pp. ..."

6. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"Native Orchids, now included in the genus Habenaria, which see. Pla'tanua. Plane Tree, Button-wood, or Sycamore. From platys, broad or am|ile ; in allusion ..."

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