listera definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of little terrestrial orchidaceous flowers of the tribe Neottieæ, characterized by distinct spreading sepals and petals, a complete or two-lobed lip more than the sepals, and a rather quick line.
    • genus of terrestrial orchids having generally one couple of broad shining leaves close to the center of this stem; present temperate Asia and North America and European countries

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