spotted orchid

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spotted orchid
 
n
1.  any of various common Eurasian orchids, esp the heath and common spotted orchids (Dactylorhiza maculata and D. fuchsii). The flowers are variable but usually have dark blotches
2.  a tall orchid, Dipodium punctatum, with white pink-spotted flowers, found in Australia

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