Definition of Genus phaius

1. Noun. Genus of Asiatic and Australian terrestrial orchids.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Phaius

genus Pertusaria
genus Petasites
genus Petaurista
genus Petaurus
genus Petrocoptis
genus Petrogale
genus Petromyzon
genus Petroselinum
genus Petteria
genus Petunia
genus Peziza
genus Pezophaps
genus Phacelia
genus Phacochoerus
genus Phaethon
genus Phaius
genus Phalacrocorax
genus Phalaenopsis
genus Phalaenoptilus
genus Phalanger
genus Phalangium
genus Phalaris
genus Phalaropus
genus Phallus
genus Pharomacrus
genus Phascogale
genus Phascolarctos
genus Phaseolus
genus Phasianus
genus Phegopteris

Literary usage of Genus phaius

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"The genus Phaius includes both epiphytic and terrestrial representatives. The noteworthy epiphytic types are native of Madagascar, including P. ..."

2. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1873)
"126) as follows: — •• From Bletia, this genus [Phaius] is distinguished by the labellum being constantly connate with the base of the column and spurred, ..."

3. Gardeners' Magazine of Botany, Horticulture, Floriculture, and Natural Science by Thomas Moore, William P Ayres (1850)
"The authorities for both generic and specific names arc not always correctly given. The genus Phaius is referred to Paxton instead of Loureiro ..."

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