: a genus of leafless root-parasitic or saprophytic orchids of wide distribution in temperate regions having small purplish or yellowish racemose flowers with an entire or lobed lip

Word History


New Latin, from corall- + -rhiza

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“Corallorhiza.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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