Epipactis

noun
Ep·​i·​pac·​tis | \ ˌepəˈpaktə̇s \

Definition of Epipactis

: a genus of orchids with simple stems, plicate clasping leaves, and greenish or purplish irregular flowers in leafy-bracted racemes

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History and Etymology for Epipactis

New Latin, from Greek epipaktis rupturewort

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“Epipactis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Epipactis. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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