man orchid

(redirected from Aceras anthropophorum)

man orchid

n
(Plants) an orchid, Aceras anthropophorum, having greenish or reddish flowers in a loose spike, with a deeply lobed dark brown lip thought to resemble the silhouette of a man
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Er enghraifft mae tegeirian y pry copyn cynnar (Ophrys fuciflora; early spider orchid), tegeirian y gwer (Aceras anthropophorum; man orchid) a'r tegeirian ysblennydd (Orchis purpurea; lady orchid) i gyd yn tyfu ar laswelltiroedd sydd ar y garreg galch.