fringed orchis


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fringed orchid

or fringed orchis
n.
Any of various orchids of the genus Platanthera, having variously colored flowers with a fringed lip and a spurred base.

fringed orchis

n
(Plants) any orchid of the genus Habenaria, having yellow, white, purple, or greenish flowers with fringed petals. See also purple-fringed orchid
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Noun1.fringed orchis - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lipfringed orchis - any of several summer-flowering American orchids distinguished by a fringed or lacerated lip
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Habenaria, Habenaria - chiefly terrestrial orchids with tubers or fleshy roots often having long slender spurs and petals and lip lobes; includes species formerly placed in genus Gymnadeniopsis
Habenaria albiflora, white fringed orchid, white fringed orchis - bog orchid of eastern North America with a spike of pure white fringed flowers
Habenaria fimbriata, purple-fringed orchid, purple-fringed orchis - North American orchid similar to Habenaria psycodes with larger paler flowers
Habenaria hookeri, Hooker's orchid - a long-spurred orchid with base leaves and petals converging under the upper sepal
green fringed orchis, Habenaria lacera, ragged orchid, ragged orchis, ragged-fringed orchid - fringed orchid of the eastern United States having a greenish flower with the lip deeply lacerated
Habenaria leucophaea, prairie orchid, prairie white-fringed orchis - orchid of boggy or wet lands of north central United States having racemes of very fragrant creamy or greenish white flowers
Habenaria nivea, snowy orchid - slender fringed orchid of eastern North America having white flowers
Habenaria peramoena, purple fringeless orchid, purple fringeless orchis - orchid of northeastern and alpine eastern North America closely related to the purple fringed orchids but having rosy-purple or violet flowers with denticulate leaf divisions
Habenaria psycodes, purple-fringed orchid, purple-fringed orchis - North American orchid with clusters of fragrant purple fringed flowers