Corallorhiza

noun Cor·al·lo·rhi·za \ˌkȯrə(ˌ)lōˈrīzə\

Definition of Corallorhiza

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of corallorhiza

New Latin, from corall- + -rhiza


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