jewel orchid

jewel orchid

noun
any of several delicate Asiatic orchids grown especially for their velvety leaves with metallic white or gold veining 
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jewel orchid

any member of several closely related genera of orchids (family Orchidaceae) that are cultivated as ornamentals because of their striking leaf patterns

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