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Meaning of DOVE PLANT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dove" plant`\ (Bot.)
A Central American orchid ({Peristeria elata}), having a
flower stem five or six feet high, with numerous globose
white fragrant flowers. The column in the center of the
flower resembles a dove; -- called also {Holy Spirit plant}.

 

 

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