Definition of Genus pterostylis
1. Noun. Genus of terrestrial orchids of Australia and New Zealand and western Pacific.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Greenhood, Helmet Orchid
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pterostylis
Literary usage of Genus pterostylis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1907)
"The present case of the occurrence of a natural hybrid in the genus Pterostylis (Orchidaceae) is, so far as I am aware, only the second instance recorded ..."
2. South Australia: Its History, Resources, and Productions by William Harcus (1876)
"... Sni., longifolia, R. Br. The genus Pterostylis is represented by numerous species. This aspect of the forest region applies to the Barossa Range, ..."
3. South Australia: Its History, Productions, and Natural Resources by Jefferson Pickman Stow (1883)
"... longifolia, R. Br. The genus Pterostylis is represented by numerous species.' This aspect of the forest region applies to the Barossa Range, ..."