crested coral root


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Noun1.crested coral root - orchid with yellowish-brown flowers with dark veins; southeastern Arizona to the eastern United States
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Hexalectris, Hexalectris - a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae
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Sheltered among these rocks, and rarely noticed, is a rare, limestone-loving fern, arid rarer still, the southern crested coral root orchid, which is only found in the Smoke Hole.