Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: rattlesnake orchid
  1. Any of various orchids of the genus Pholidota having numerous white to brown flowers in spiralling racemes clothed in slightly inflated bracts and resembling a rattlesnake's tail

Derived forms: rattlesnake orchids

Type of: orchid, orchidaceous plant

Part of: genus Pholidota, Pholidota