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  1. Schomburgkia, genus Schomburgkianoun

    genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids with showy racemose flowers


  1. schomburgkia

    Schomburgkia is a genus of orchids that was originally named after Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk, a British botanist and explorer. These types of orchids mainly grow in tropical regions in South America. They are known for their large size and vibrant flowers. The genus has now been largely reclassified and included within the Laelia and Myrmecophila genera.


  1. Schomburgkia

    Schomburgkia is a genus of plants belonging to the family Orchidaceae. This genus is named for Richard Schomburgk, a German botanist who explored British Guiana during the 19th century. Species in this genus are either ephiphytic or lithophytic in their growth habit. According to the Royal Horticultural Society Schom. is the official abbreviation for this genus. The type species Schomburgkia crispa is a large sized, hot growing species found in the tropical areas of Venezuela, Surinam, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of schomburgkia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of schomburgkia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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