Spiranthes


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Noun1.Spiranthes - large cosmopolitan genus of white-flowered terrestrial orchidsSpiranthes - large cosmopolitan genus of white-flowered terrestrial 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
ladies' tresses, lady's tresses - an orchid of the genus Spiranthes having slender often twisted spikes of white flowers
screw augur, Spiranthes cernua - an orchid of the genus Spiranthes having tall erect densely flowered spiraling clusters of creamy white vanilla-scented flowers; widely distributed especially in low damp places of eastern and central North America
hooded ladies' tresses, Spiranthes romanzoffiana - orchid having dense clusters of gently spiraling creamy white flowers with 2 upper petals forming a hood; western North America
Spiranthes porrifolia, western ladies' tresses - similar to Spiranthes romanzoffiana;States
European ladies' tresses, Spiranthes spiralis - European orchid having shorter racemes of strongly spiraling snow-white flowers
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Population genetic structure in European populations of Spiranthes romanzoffiana set in the context of other genetic studies on orchids.
At the opposite end, there are the genera Neottia, single grazing (Neottia nidus-avis (L.) Rich), and Spiranthes, with two species (S.
Spreading pogonia, grass pink and a variety of different Spiranthes give the impression of some sort of grandiose Jackson Pollock painting, with random explosions of vibrant colors splattered with abstract expression over the otherwise monochromatic green hue of the savanna in the spring.
No state endangered, threatened or rare species were reported, but two species, Rudbeckia fulgida var fulgida and Spiranthes oralis var.
Also on the IUCN redlist and found in Mwnt, Ceredigion, was the Autumn Lady's tresses Spiranthes spiralis.
Symbiotic seed germination and evidence for in vitro mycobiont specificity in Spiranthes brevilabris (Orchidaceae) and its implications for species level conservation.
dunensis that are calcareous-fen species with the optimum in the Caricion davallianae alliance, (2) other fen species of the ScheuchzerioCaricetea fuscae (Dactylorhiza incarnata, Eleocharis quinqueflora, Epipactis palustris, Hydrocotyle vulgaris, Liparis loeselii, Parnassia palustris, Pedicularis palustris, Schoenus nigricans, Spiranthes aestivalis, Valeriana dioica), (3) subhalophytic and halophytic elements (Carex disticha, Centaurium littorale, C.
X Platanthera aquilonis Sheviak X Spiranthes cernua (L.) Rich.
The effects of plant density and nectar reward on bee visitation to the endangered orchid Spiranthes romanzoffiana.