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Noun: butterfly orchis
  1. Mexican epiphytic orchid having pale green or yellow-green flowers with white purple-veined lip
    - butterfly orchid, Epidendrum venosum, Encyclia venosa
  2. Mediterranean orchid having usually purple flowers with a fan-shaped spotted or striped rose-red lip
    - butterfly orchid, Orchis papilionaceae

Type of: orchid, orchidaceous plant, orchis

Part of: Encyclia, genus Encyclia