Definition of Crested coral root
1. Noun. Orchid with yellowish-brown flowers with dark veins; southeastern Arizona to the eastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Hexalectris, Hexalectris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crested Coral Root
Literary usage of Crested coral root
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1. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... dull purple and grow on very short and minutely bracted pedicels. The twice-toothed lip is noticeably shorter than the other petals. CRESTED CORAL-ROOT. ..."