Of, regarding, or characteristic regarding the orchid household.
recommending ostentatious luxury; showy.
Of or related to orchids.
Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.
Pertaining to, or resembling, an all natural purchase (Orchidaceæ) of endogenous plants of which the genus Orchis could be the kind. These are typically mostly perennial herbs obtaining the stamens and pistils united in one column, and usually three petals and three sepals, all adherent towards ovary. The flowers are curiously shaped, usually resembling insects, the strange or lower petal (labeled as the lip) being unlike the others, and quite often of a strange and unforeseen appearance. About one hundred species occur in the usa, but thousands of within the tropics.