lady orchid

(redirected from Orchis purpurea)
Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to Orchis purpurea: Military Orchid, Lady orchid

lady orchid

n
(Plants) a tall graceful orchid, Orchis purpurea, with faintly scented purple-brown and green flowers with a pinkish or white lip
[C19: named from a fancied resemblance to a lady in regency dress and bonnet]