Selenipedium

noun
Se·le·ni·pe·di·um | \sə̇ˌlēnəˈpēdēəm\

Definition of Selenipedium 

: a genus of large reedlike tropical American orchids that is closely related to Cypripedium and includes forms with pods used locally as a substitute for vanilla

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History and Etymology for Selenipedium

New Latin, from selen- entry 1 + Greek pedion plain, flat surface

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