man orchid


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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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A watch is being kept for a week to make sure a rare Man Orchid plant at a secret site in Essex can bloom undisturbed.
The lady orchid, yes, you guessed it, has flowers resembling a figure wearing a billowing gown and the man orchid advertises itself with tiny stick figures.
The hill is home to many endangered species that only live on chalk grassland such as small blue butterflies and man orchids.