Definitions

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  • n. genus of tropical American orchid species often included in genus Cypripedium or Paphiopedilum and Selenipedium: lady slippers

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Examples

  • The plant is a phragmipedium - you remember those, with the blooms so many of you hate.

    09/30/2005

  • This is a phragmipedium (another pic from the NY orchid show).

    05/27/2005

  • For example paphiopedilum and phragmipedium are orchid species that typically need water before they appear to actually need it.

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