helmet orchid

Definitions of helmet orchid
  1. noun
    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
    synonyms: greenhood
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    type of:
    orchid, orchidaceous plant
    any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
  2. noun
    any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
    synonyms: helmetflower
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    type of:
    orchid, orchidaceous plant
    any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
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