Isotria

noun Isot·ria \īˈsä‧trēə\

Definition of Isotria

  1. :  a small genus of terrestrial orchids of eastern North America that are sometimes included in Pogonia and that have a nearly terminal whorl of leaves and a usually solitary greenish yellow flower with long linear sepal — see whorled pogonia

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Origin and Etymology of isotria

New Latin, from is- + Greek tria three, neuter of treis three — more at three


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