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Synonyms for greenhood

any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood

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Judge Richard Bray, giving Greenhood 14 months' jail at Northampton crown court, said: "This is a disgrace.
Piers Reed, defending, said Greenhood, of Milton Keynes, Bucks, "was never on the run" and had not committed further offences.
Yellowfin tuna is currently considered to comprise a single species (Gibbs and Collete, 1967), although significant morphometric and meristic differences, limited fish movements, and differences among catch data, have been reported for the different regions of the Pacific Ocean (Godsil and Greenhood, 1951; Schaefer, 1955; Joseph et al., 1964; Suzuki et al., 1978; Schaefer, 1991).
alata Striped Greenhood + Pterostylis curta Blunt Greenhood + Pterostylis melagramma Tall Greenhood + Pterostylis nana Dwarf Greenhood + Pterostylis nutans Nodding Greenhood + Pterostylis parviflora Tiny Greenhood + Pterostylis pedunculata Maroon Hood + Pterostylis plumosa Bearded Greenhood Pterostylis revoluta Autumn Greenhood Pterostylis rufa Rusty-hood Thelymitra aristata Great Sun-orchid + Thelymitra rubra Salmon Sun-orchid Table.
Other species in the ground layer include many that are typical of this EVC, such as Spiny-headed Mat-rush Lomandra longifolia, Weeping Grass Microlaena stipoides, Common Raspwort Gonocarpus tetragynus, Blue Bottle-daisy Lagenophora stipitata, Small Gnat-orchid Cyrtostylis reniformis and Nodding Greenhood Pterostylis nutans.
The ground layer is rich in small herbs, including Kidney Weed Dichondra repens, and a notably rich and abundant orchid flora (predominantly including Small Gnat-orchid Cyrtostylis reniformis, Nodding Greenhood, Trim Greenhood Pterostylis concinna, Tall Greenhood Pterostylis melagramma, Maroon Hood Pterostylis pedunculata and Slaty Helmet-orchid Corybas incurvus).
More recent survey work and understanding of the floristics of MCFFR now recognise an additional eight species and two plant communities that are of significance because they are rare, vulnerable or poorly known at a regional or State level: Summer Spider-orchid Caladenia flavovirens (State significance), Wine-lipped Spider-orchid Caladenia oenochila (State significance), Fringed Helmet-orchid Corybas fimbriatus, Green-striped Greenhood Pterostylis chlorogramma (National and State significance), Cobra Greenhood Pterostylis grandiflora, Red-tipped Greenhood Pterostylis sp.
Pterostylis chlorogramma is readily confused with Emerald-lip Greenhood P.
Species of particular significance in terms of known populations on Trust for Nature land include Chariot Wheels Maireana cheelii (Vv), Concave Pomaderris Pomaderris subplicata (Vv), Euroa Guinea-flower Hibbertia humifusa erigens (Vv), Leafy Greenhood Pterostylis cucullata (Ve), Little Pink Spider-orchid Caladenia rosella (Ee), Matted Flax-lily Dianella amoena (Ee), Spiny Rice-flower Pimelea spinibractea spinibractea (Ce), Dwarf Kerrawang Rulingia prostrata (Ee) and Swamp Sheoak Casuarina obesa (e).