bog orchid

noun

an orchid, Hammarbya (or Malaxis) paludosa, growing in sphagnum bogs in the N hemisphere. It has greenish-yellow flowers and its leaves bear a fringe of tiny bulbils

Nearby words

  1. bog iron ore,
  2. bog moss,
  3. bog myrtle,
  4. bog oak,
  5. bog off,
  6. bog rosemary,
  7. bog rush,
  8. bog spavin,
  9. bog turtle,
  10. bog-iron ore

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