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spider orchid Line breaks: spider or¦chid

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Definition of spider orchid in English:


An orchid with a flower that is said to resemble a spider.
  • Several genera in the family Orchidaceae, in particular Ophrys of Europe, related to the bee orchid, Caladenia of Australia, with long, narrow petals and sepals, and the epiphytic tree spider orchids (Dendrobium) of Australia

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