Entry from British & World English dictionary
A tall orchid with greenish flowers that have a very long twisted lip and a goat-like smell. It has spread from the Mediterranean area to more northern parts of Europe.
- Himantoglossum hircinum, family Orchidaceae.
- Bees are fooled into pollinating the bee orchid and the wispy, twisting petals of the rare lizard orchid closely resemble lizards.
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