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  1. Aplectrum, genus Aplectrumnoun

    a monocotyledonous genus of the family Orchidaceae

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  1. aplectrum

    Aplectrum is a type of terrestrial orchid genus that is native to forests in North America. It is commonly known as Adam and Eve or Puttyroot. It produces a cluster of leaves in the late fall which withers before the singular flowering spike appears in late spring. The most common species is Aplectrum hyemale.

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  1. Aplectrum

    Aplectrum hyemale is a species of orchid in the and the sole species of the genus Aplectrum. The generic name comes from Greek and signifies "spurless". The species is commonly referred to as Adam and Eve or putty root, the latter refers to the mucilaginous fluid which can be removed from the tubers when they are crushed. The leaves appear in late November and persist until March. They are uniquely pin-striped, with parallel alternating silvery-white and green stripes. In late May or early June the flower stalk emerges carrying several flowers, each only a few millimeters across. Aplectrum hyemale will spread underground through the growth of its tubers, forming large colonies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aplectrum in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aplectrum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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