Definition of Rattlesnake plantain

1. Noun. Any of several small temperate and tropical orchids having mottled or striped leaves and spikes of small yellowish-white flowers in a twisted raceme.

Exact synonyms: Helleborine
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Goodyera, Goodyera



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattlesnake Plantain

rattleheads
rattlemice
rattlemouse
rattlepate
rattlepated
rattlepates
rattler
rattlers
rattles
rattlesnake's master
rattlesnake bite
rattlesnake fern
rattlesnake master
rattlesnake orchid
rattlesnake plantain (current term)
rattlesnake root
rattlesnake weed
rattlesnakes
rattletrap
rattletraps
rattleweed
rattleweeds
rattlewings
rattlewort
rattlier
rattliest
rattlin
rattline
rattlines

Literary usage of Rattlesnake plantain

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Our Native Orchids: A Series of Drawings from Nature of All the Species by William Hamilton Gibson, Helena Dewey Leeming Jelliffe (1905)
"I. Lesser rattlesnake plantain. Spike not one-sided. Plant six to twenty inches tall, leaves very strongly netted with white, the tip of the lip short and ..."

2. The Mysteries of the Flowers by Herbert Waldron Faulkner (1917)
"rattlesnake plantain—Epipactis July-August This modest little plant has put off the splendours of the orchid, and even disguises the veining of its leaves ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"R.Br. Downy rattlesnake-plantain Herbaceous perennial Dry to moist, deciduous or ... Goodyera repens (L.) R.Br. Lesser rattlesnake-plantain; White-blotched ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"R.Br. Downy rattlesnake-plantain Herbaceous perennial Dry to moist, deciduous or ... Goodyera repens (L.) R.Br. Lesser rattlesnake-plantain; White-blotched ..."

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