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|Noun||1.||butterfly plant - orchid having large elliptic to obovate fleshy leaves and fragrant pink-and-white flowers dotted with red|
|2.||butterfly plant - any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants|
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Oncidium - large genus of showy epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial orchids of tropical and subtropical America