Vrsta ukrasne biljke, kaćun (grč.)
Sinonimi: Ophrys apifera
European orchid whose flowers resemble bumble bees in shape and color; SYN. Ophrys apifera.
Any leafless orchid of the genus Corallorhiza, having branched coral-colored roots and small yellowish or purplish flowers. These orchids are either parasitic on the roots of other plants, or saprophytes, living on decaying organic matter.A wildflower of the genus Corallorhiza growing from a hard mass of rhizomes associated with a fungus that aids in absorbing nutrients from the forest floor. coralroot, coral-root
Genus of leafless root-parasitic orchids having small purplish or yellowish racemose flowers with lobed lips; widely distributed in temperate regions; Also called: genus Corallorhiza.
Mean or base person; rascal; orchid root; man orchid.
Sinonimi: orchidaceous plant
Any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors; SYN. orchidaceous plant.
Any plant of the family Orchidaceae, which contains at least 15,000 species and 700 genera, distributed throughout the world except in the coldest areas, and most numerous in damp equatorial regions. The flowers are the most evolved of the plant kingdom, have three sepals and three petals and are sometimes solitary, but more usually borne in spikes, racemes, or panicles, either erect or drooping.
Such orchids include the showy orchis Orchis spectabilis and rattlesnake orchids (genus Goodyera) of North America.