helleborine definition

  • noun:
    • any one of some types of orchid for the genera Epipactis and Cephalanthera.
    • A plant, of the genus Epipactis, natural order Orchide√¶.
    • A European orchidaceous plant, Cephalanthera rubra.
    • any one of several little temperate and tropical orchids having mottled or striped leaves and surges of small yellowish-white flowers in a twisted raceme
    • any of numerous orchids associated with the genus Epipactis
    • any of a few orchids associated with the genus Cephalanthera

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