Definition of slipper orchid in English:

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slipper orchid

noun

Another term for lady's slipper.
Example sentences
  • Cypripedium flavum is a rare, endemic alpine slipper orchid of China, which is under threat from excessive collection and habitat changes.
  • Certain orchids, such as moth and slipper orchids, also fall into this category.
  • It is the hybrids that immediately catch the eye - but then, that is what they are bred to do - such as the lovely pink slipper orchids, Phragmepedium hannae, and P ainsworthii.

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