Definition of Cephalanthera rubra
1. Noun. Orchid of Mediterranean and Asia having a lax spike of bright rose-pink flowers.
Group relationships: Cephalanthera, Genus Cephalanthera
Generic synonyms: Helleborine
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Literary usage of Cephalanthera rubra
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1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1864)
"This year I collected specimens of our rarest Gloucestershire plant, Cephalanthera rubra, one of which was sent to Mr. Syme. ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1846)
"Cephalanthera rubra (otherwise called Serapias rubra) is said to grow in the woods of Ingleborough, in Yorkshire, and I once saw a weak specimen of it ..."
3. Highways and Byways in Oxford and the Cotswolds by Herbert Arthur Evans, Frederick Landseer Maur Griggs (1905)
"The rare Cephalanthera rubra is a prize only for the initiated, but the commoner Helleborine and a variety of orchises, bee, birds-nest, pyramidal, ..."