Definition of Genus stanhopea
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Stanhopea
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Stanhopea
Literary usage of Genus stanhopea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Different, but still resembling Vanilla, is the scent of tropical Orchids of the genus Stanhopea, and the exactly similar scent of Epipogium aphyllum, ..."
2. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"The genus Stanhopea has so lately been spoken of in the Florist's Journal, that it would be superfluous for me to enter on its management; and as my time ..."
3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"There are three representatives of the beautiful and extraordinary genus Stanhopea :—S. inodora, with yellowish-white flowers, excepting the orar ge- ..."