fringed orchis

fringed orchis
any of several American orchids of the genus Habenaria, having a cut, fringed lip. Also called fringed orchid.

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  • fringed orchis — noun any of several summer flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip • Syn: ↑fringed orchid • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑white fringed orchis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • purple-fringed orchis — noun 1. North American orchid similar to Habenaria psycodes with larger paler flowers • Syn: ↑purple fringed orchid, ↑Habenaria fimbriata • Hypernyms: ↑fringed orchis, ↑fringed orchid 2. North American orchid with clusters of fragrant purple… …   Useful english dictionary

  • green fringed orchis — noun fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerated • Syn: ↑ragged orchid, ↑ragged orchis, ↑ragged fringed orchid, ↑Habenaria lacera • Hypernyms: ↑fringed orchis, ↑fringed orchid * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • white fringed orchis — noun bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers • Syn: ↑white fringed orchid, ↑Habenaria albiflora • Hypernyms: ↑fringed orchis, ↑fringed orchid * * * noun see white fringed orchid …   Useful english dictionary

  • purple-fringed orchis — ☆ purple fringed orchis [pʉr′pəl frinjd΄ ] n. either of two North American orchids (Habenaria psycodes and H. fimbriata) with purple fringed flowers * * * …   Universalium

  • purple-fringed orchis — ☆ purple fringed orchis [pʉr′pəl frinjd΄ ] n. either of two North American orchids (Habenaria psycodes and H. fimbriata) with purple fringed flowers …   English World dictionary

  • prairie white-fringed orchis — noun orchid of boggy or wet lands of north central United States having racemes of very fragrant creamy or greenish white flowers • Syn: ↑prairie orchid, ↑Habenaria leucophaea • Hypernyms: ↑fringed orchis, ↑fringed orchid …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow fringed orchis — noun see yellow fringed orchid …   Useful english dictionary

  • fringed orchid — noun any of several summer flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip • Syn: ↑fringed orchis • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑white fringed orchis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchis — /awr kis/, n. 1. any orchid. 2. any of various terrestrial orchids, esp. of the genus Orchis, of temperate regions, having spikelike flowers. 3. See fringed orchis. [1555 65; < L < Gk órchis testicle, plant with roots like testicles] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

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