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  1. phantom orchid, snow orchid, Eburophyton austinaenoun

    waxy white nearly leafless plant with stems in clusters and racemes of white flowers; northwestern United States to northern California and east to Idaho


  1. phantom orchid

    The phantom orchid, scientifically referred to as Cephalanthera austiniae, is a rare, non-photosynthetic, perennial, orchid species that's native to regions in the west coast of North America. It derives its name "phantom" due to its ghostly, white appearance, whereby all parts of the plant including flowers, stem, bracts, and roots are white. This orchid is completely leafless and relies on a network of fungal associates to obtain nutrients from surrounding trees and plants, a condition known as mycoheterotrophy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phantom orchid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phantom orchid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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