Definition of Genus paphiopedilum

1. Noun. Horticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Paphiopedilum

genus Pagurus
genus Palaemon
genus Palaquium
genus Paleacrita
genus Palinurus
genus Paliurus
genus Palometa
genus Pan
genus Panax
genus Pandanus
genus Pandion
genus Panicum
genus Panonychus
genus Panthera
genus Papaver
genus Paphiopedilum
genus Papio
genus Paprilus
genus Paracheirodon
genus Paradoxurus
genus Paralichthys
genus Paralithodes
genus Paramecium
genus Paranthias
genus Paranthropus
genus Parascalops
genus Parasitaxus
genus Parathelypteris
genus Parietaria
genus Paris

Literary usage of Genus paphiopedilum

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"... has been separated by some botanists as a distinct genus, Paphiopedilum, which is now sometimes found in horticultural writings. ..."

2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"... genus Paphiopedilum (Pfitz), better known in gardens as Cypripedium, partly because hybridisation has been carried farther in this genus than in many ..."

3. Variation in Animals and Plants by Horace Middleton Vernon (1903)
"... inter se some 30 distinct species and 53 distinct hybrids in the genus Paphiopedilum (Pfitz),and has . . . carefully recorded no less than 849 crosses. ..."

4. Variations in Animals and Plants by Horace Middleton Vernon (1902)
"... inter se some 30 distinct species and 53 distinct hybrids in the genus Paphiopedilum (Pfitz), and has . . . carefully recorded no less than 849 crosses. ..."

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