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Noun1.Glossodia - small genus of Australian orchids
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
tongueflower, tongue-flower - orchid having blue to purple flowers with tongue-shaped or strap-shaped protuberances (calli) at the lip base
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longifolia and groups of Glossodia, Caladenia, Diuris, Thelymitra and Microtis.
In particular, flowering Caladenia species have reduced from five to one species, Diuris from three to one species and Glossodia major, once common, has not been sighted.