Monkflower
Monkflower Monk"flow`er, n. (Bot.) A name of certain curious orchids which bear three kinds of flowers formerly referred to three genera, but now ascertained to be sexually different forms of the same genus ({Catasetum tridentatum}, etc.). [1913 Webster]

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  • Catasetum tridentatum — Monkflower Monk flow er, n. (Bot.) A name of certain curious orchids which bear three kinds of flowers formerly referred to three genera, but now ascertained to be sexually different forms of the same genus ({Catasetum tridentatum}, etc.). [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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