Definition of Cypripedium reginae
1. Noun. Pale pink wild orchid of northeastern America having an inflated pouchlike lip.
Generic synonyms: Ladies' Slipper, Lady's Slipper, Lady-slipper, Slipper Orchid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cypripedium Reginae
Literary usage of Cypripedium reginae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1907)
"enough to take large plants, such as the Queen of the Moccasin- Flowers (Cypripedium reginae), and her sister species. Rings should be fastened on the upper ..."
2. Report (1913)
"Cypripedium reginae, Walt. Ladies Slipper. Tamarack swamps. Frequent. The root system of species of Cypripedium is a commercial article under the name of ..."
3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Cypripedium reginae Walt. Large white lady's-slipper; Showy lady's-slipper Herbaceous perennial Bogs, fens and swampy woods. Cypripedium hirsutum P.Mill. ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1902)
"The first record of an American lady's slipper is mentioned in 1635, and was our showy white-petaled species now known as Cypripedium reginae Walter. lac ..."