Definition of Genus pleurothallis

1. Noun. Large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical America.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pleurothallis

genus Platystemon
genus Plautus
genus Plecotus
genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus
genus Plumbago
genus Plumeria
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus

Literary usage of Genus pleurothallis

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

1. The Floral Cabinet and Magazine of Exotic Botany by George Beauchamp Knowles, Frederic Westcott (1838)
"The genus Pleurothallis, from the almost daily introduction of species, is now becoming so extensive as evidently to require revision ; and we cannot help ..."

2. Paxton's Flower Garden by John Lindley, Sir Joseph Paxton (1853)
"It requires to be treated like the the middle, and another at the base; the solitary leaf is oval, acute, shorter than the genus Pleurothallis ..."

3. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"Plant evergreen, and destitute of bulbs, much similar to the genus Pleurothallis in growth and general appearance; the leaves are fleshy, ..."

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