Definition of Genus stanhopea

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids.

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Stanhopea

genus Spirillum
genus Spirochaeta
genus Spirodela
genus Spirogyra
genus Spirula
genus Spizella
genus Spodoptera
genus Spondias
genus Sporobolus
genus Spraguea
genus Spyeria
genus Squalus
genus Squatina
genus Squilla
genus Stachys
genus Stanhopea
genus Stanleya
genus Stapelia
genus Staphylea
genus Staphylococcus
genus Staurikosaurus
genus Steatornis
genus Steganopus
genus Stegosaurus
genus Stelis
genus Stellaria
genus Stenocarpus
genus Stenochlaena
genus Stenopelmatus
genus Stenopterygius

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- ..."

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