genus Epipactis


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Noun1.genus Epipactis - genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowersgenus Epipactis - genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowers
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
helleborine - any of various orchids of the genus Epipactis
Epipactis helleborine - European orchid with spikes of green and pinkish or purplish flowers
chatterbox, Epipactis gigantea, giant helleborine, stream orchid - orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf