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Noun1.Epipactis - genus of hardy orchids with leafy-bracted racemes of greenish or purplish irregular flowersEpipactis - 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
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Native California and related species of Calypso, Epipactis, Goodyera, Piperia, Platanthera.
Extremely low levels of genetic diversity in the terrestrial orchid Epipactis thunbergii (Orchidaceae) in South Korea: implications for conservation" Botanical Journal of Linnean Society, 155: 161-169 (2007)
es) aunque a este taxon habria que atribuir las citas de Epipactis helleborine (L.
They cannot live inside a thick forest--except Limodorum abortivum, Cephalanthera rubra and, sometimes, species of Epipactis.
The mannose-specific plant lectins from Cymbidium hybrid and Epipactis helleborine and the (N-acetylglucosamine)n-specific plant lectin from Urtica dioica are potent and selective inhibitors of human immunodeficiency virus and cytomegalovirus replication in vitro.
Besides these, a unique orchid species, Epipactis veratrifolia, an orchid that likes to grow in open spaces in forests has also been discovered in the UAE.
Eriophorum latifolium, Primula farinosa, Carex flava, Schoenus ferrugineus, and Epipactis palustris were rather frequent.
This is the only natural site known in the Ru'us alJibal for a number of hygrophilous species, including Arundo donax, Epipactis veratrifolia, Nerium oleander, Pteris vittata and Schoenus nigricans, and the only Ru'us al-Jibal site known for self-seeded (feral) date palms Phoenix dactylifera (Figs.
More than 300 plant species grow in the region, making up 44 per cent of the UAE's terrestrial plant species - such as an orchid unique to the UAE, which is called the epipactis veratrifolia.
More than 300 species of plants have been recorded in the area, including species that are found only in wetlands such as Typha dominginsis and the unique orchid species of the UAE, Epipactis veratrifolia.
There are thought to be 300 of the orchids ( or Epipactis sancta, to give the plant its Latin name.