Definition of Genus rhapis

1. Noun. Genus of small clump-forming fan palms of China and Japan.

Exact synonyms: Rhapis
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Lady Palm

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rhapis

genus Rauvolfia
genus Rauwolfia
genus Ravenala
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus
genus Reithrodontomys
genus Remilegia
genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros
genus Rhinonicteris
genus Rhinoptera
genus Rhipsalis
genus Rhizobium
genus Rhizoctinia
genus Rhizophora
genus Rhizopogon
genus Rhizopus
genus Rhodanthe

Literary usage of Genus rhapis

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

1. Henderson's Handbook of Plants and General Horticulture by Peter Henderson (1904)
"... a leaf; in reference to its resemblance to the genus Rhapis, both producing suckers freely—a character by no means common in the Palm family. ..."

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