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Definition 1: any orchid of the genus Psychopsis: spectacular large tiger-striped orchids - [noun denoting plant]

(butterfly orchid is a kind of ...) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a kind of butterfly orchid ) orchid of South and Central America having flowers similar to but smaller than Psychopsis papilio; sometimes placed in genus Oncidium

(... is a kind of butterfly orchid ) orchid of South America and Trinidad having large yellow and reddish-brown flowers; sometimes placed in genus Oncidium

(... is a member of butterfly orchid) epiphytic orchids of Central and South America formerly included in genus Oncidium

Definition 2: Mediterranean orchid having usually purple flowers with a fan-shaped spotted or striped rose-red lip - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for butterfly orchid in the sense of this definition

(butterfly orchid is a kind of ...) any of various deciduous terrestrial orchids having fleshy tubers and flowers in erect terminal racemes

Definition 3: orchid of Florida and the Bahamas having showy brightly colored flowers; sometimes placed in genus Epidendrum - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for butterfly orchid in the sense of this definition

(butterfly orchid is a kind of ...) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a member of butterfly orchid) large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum

Definition 4: Mexican epiphytic orchid having pale green or yellow-green flowers with white purple-veined lip - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for butterfly orchid in the sense of this definition

(butterfly orchid is a kind of ...) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a member of butterfly orchid) large genus of epiphytic and lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Americas and West Indies; formerly included in genus Epidendrum

Definition 5: any orchid of the genus Oncidium: characterized by slender branching sprays of small yellow and brown flowers; often grown as houseplants - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for butterfly orchid in the sense of this definition

(butterfly orchid is a kind of ...) any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors

(... is a member of butterfly orchid) large genus of showy epiphytic or lithophytic or terrestrial orchids of tropical and subtropical America

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