twayblade


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twayblade:

see orchidorchid,
popular name for members of the Orchidaceae, a family of perennial herbs widely distributed in both hemispheres. The unusually large family (of some 450 genera and an estimated 10,000 to 17,500 species) includes terrestrial, epiphytic (see epiphyte), and saprophytic
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Eggert's sunflower (Helianthus eggertii Small), Southern twayblade (Listera australis Lindl.
They had hoped to catch a glimpse of this rare species in the wild, and were thrilled that the southern twayblade had emerged.
This search has continued on, and in 2004, at Churchill, we finally completed our search for the 36th species, when we discovered a colony of the rare Listera borealis, the northern twayblade.
The other orchid species are the broad-leaved helleborine, common twayblade and common spotted orchid.