epidendrum

[ ep-i-den-druhm ]
/ ˌɛp ɪˈdɛn drəm /

noun

any of numerous tropical American orchids of the genus Epidendrum, having variously colored, often showy flowers.

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Origin of epidendrum

From New Latin, dating back to 1785–95; see origin at epi-, -dendron
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