helmet orchid


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Noun1.helmet orchid - any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hoodhelmet orchid - any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Pterostylis, Pterostylis - genus of terrestrial orchids of Australia and New Zealand and western Pacific
2.helmet orchid - any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Coryanthes, genus Coryanthes - small genus of tropical American epiphytic or lithophytic orchids
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Richard (dingy-flowered star orchid), Epidendrum nocturnum Jacquin (night scented orchid), Epidendrum rigidum Jacquin (rigid epidendrum), Encyclia tampensis (Lindley) Small (Florida butterfly orchid), Polystachya concreta (Jacquin) Garay & Sweet (yellow helmet orchid), and Harrisella porrecta (Reichenbach f.) Fawcett & Rendle (jingle bell orchid).