lizard orchid

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lizard orchid

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(Plants) a European orchid, Himantoglossum hircinum, rare in Britain, having a spike of grey-green flowers smelling of goats
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Noun1.lizard orchid - an orchid of the genus Himantoglossum
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Himantoglossum, Himantoglossum - small genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and Mediterranean region
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