As adjectives the difference between orchidaceous and orchideous
is that orchidaceous
is (botany) of or pertaining to orchids
(botany) Of or pertaining to orchids .
Characterized by ostentatiousness; showy.
- In keeping with the orchidaceous theme of the wedding, the decorator draped the walls with lavenders and pinks.
- The fashion press regarded her red carpet attire with derision, calling it orchidaceous and overly designed.