spider orchid

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spider orchid

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(Plants) any of several European orchids of the genus Ophrys, esp O. sphegodes, having a flower with yellow, green, or pink sepals and a broad brown velvety lip
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Noun1.spider orchid - any of several European orchids of the genus Ophrysspider orchid - any of several European orchids of the genus Ophrys
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Ophrys, Ophrys - a hardy genus of terrestrial orchids of Europe and northern Africa and western Asia
early spider orchid, Ophrys sphegodes - spring-blooming spider orchid having a flower with yellow or green or pink sepals and a broad brown velvety lip
2.spider orchid - Central American orchid having spiderlike flowers with prominent green wartsspider orchid - Central American orchid having spiderlike flowers with prominent green warts
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Brassia, genus Brassia - genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids
3.spider orchid - South American orchid with spiderlike pale-yellow to pale-green flowers
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
Brassia, genus Brassia - genus of tropical American epiphytic orchids having striking axillary racemes of yellow to green spiderlike flowers with long slender sepals and warty lips: spider orchids
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