greenhood

greenhood
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
Syn: ↑helmet orchid
Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Pterostylis, ↑genus Pterostylis

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