Gymnadeniopsis

noun
Gym·​na·​de·​ni·​op·​sis

Definition of Gymnadeniopsis

in some classifications
: a genus of North American terrestrial orchids that have appendages on the beak of the stigma and are now usually included in the genus Habenaria

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New Latin, from Gymnadenia + -opsis

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“Gymnadeniopsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gymnadeniopsis. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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