A kind of orchis, and used, with its various appellations, "sensu obsc."
I often speculated how the caudicle of orchis had been formed.
I went after an orchis, and then I saw some Solomon's seal; and oh!
And did it not bring about what in effect was the enmity of orchis?
There is a Madagascar orchis—the Angræcum sesquipedale—with an immensely long and deep nectary.
Partial detachment of the stamens from the styles occurs frequently in semi-double flowers of orchis.
What advantage does the orchis Spiranthes, well called autumnalis, gain from flowering in August or September?
Rœper is stated by Cramer to have seen a specimen of orchis morio with two stamens.
Never before, or since, have I found a plant of that or any other orchis growing wild in the garden.
Von Martius mentions the occurrence of three anthers (naturaliter conformatæ) in orchis morio.
orchis or·chis (ôr'kĭs)