: a genus of South American epiphytic orchids having showy racemose flowers borne either on a scape from pseudobulbs or on a long fleshy stem

Word History


New Latin, from Robert H. Schomburgk †1865 British traveler and explorer + New Latin -ia

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“Schomburgkia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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