[kawr-uh l-root, -roo t, kor-]
- a saprophytic orchid of the genus Corallorhiza, of the Northern Hemisphere, having elongated clusters of small flowers on a leafless stem.
Origin of coralroot
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- any N temperate leafless orchid of the genus Corallorhiza, with small yellow-green or purple flowers and branched roots resembling coral