Listera


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Noun1.Listera - genus of terrestrial orchids having usually a single pair of broad shining leaves near the middle of the stem; found in temperate Asia and North America and Europe
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
broad-leaved twayblade, Listera convallarioides - small orchid with two elliptic leaves and a slender raceme of small green flowers; western North America
lesser twayblade, Listera cordata - orchid having two triangular leaves and a short lax raceme of green to rust-colored flowers with the lip flushed mauve; Europe and Asia and North America and Greenland
Listera ovata, twayblade - orchid having a pair of ovate leaves and a long slender raceme of green flowers sometimes tinged red-brown; Europe to central Asia
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LLUNIAU PAUL WILLIAMS | Caineirian bach Rhinog Fawr - Listera cordata - Lesser Twayblade.
virginianum * 0.844 0.140 0.98 Impatiens capensis 0.044 0.280 0.32 Impatiens pallida 2.307 5.31 7.62 Laportea canadensis 11.962 7.83 19.79 Ligusticum canadense 0.098 0.21 0.31 Listera smallii 0.007 0.07 0.08 Lycopus sp.