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Synonyms of butterfly-orchid

Noun


1. butterfly orchid, orchid, orchidaceous plant

usage: any orchid of the genus Psychopsis: spectacular large tiger-striped orchids

2. oncidium, dancing lady orchid, butterfly plant, butterfly orchid, orchid, orchidaceous plant

usage: any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants

3. butterfly orchid, butterfly orchis, Epidendrum venosum, Encyclia venosa, orchid, orchidaceous plant

usage: Mexican epiphytic orchid having pale green or yellow-green flowers with white purple-veined lip

4. butterfly orchid, Encyclia tampensis, Epidendrum tampense, orchid, orchidaceous plant

usage: orchid of Florida and the Bahamas having showy brightly colored flowers; sometimes placed in genus Epidendrum

5. butterfly orchid, butterfly orchis, Orchis papilionaceae, orchis

usage: Mediterranean orchid having usually purple flowers with a fan-shaped spotted or striped rose-red lip

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