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Definition of "helleborine" []

  • Any of a number of species of orchid of the genera Epipactis and Cephalanthera. (noun)

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Use "helleborine" in a sentence
  • "There is one other orchid; the exotic broad-leaved helleborine Epipactis helleborine."
  • "After the pink flash of cyclamen I went looking for violet helleborine – one of the strangest orchids of the Edge – on bare wild garlic slopes under the trees."
  • "Other plants include giant helleborine orchid Epipactis gigantea, button cactus Epithelantha micromeris, Guadalupe jewelflower Streptanthus sparsiflorus, Havard's gumweed Grindelia havardii and resurrection plant Selaginella pilifera."