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Meaning of phalaenopsis

phal•ae•nop•sis

Pronunciation: (fal"u-nop'sis), [key]
— pl. -sis.
  1. any of various epiphytic orchids of the genus Phalaenopsis, native to tropical Asia, having clusters of showy, variously colored flowers. Also called
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