Aranda Noorah Alsagoff orchid

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Aranda Noorah Alsagoff [registered in 1972]. It is named after the daughter of an orchid grower, Syed Yusof Alsagoff, then president of the Orchid Society of South East Asia. The hybrid helped put Singapore on the orchid map. It is still an important cut-flower for export. The orchid can be found in the National Orchid Garden within the Botanic Gardens in Singapore.

× Aranda, abbreviated in trade journals Aranda, is an intergeneric hybrid between the orchid genera Arachnis and Vanda [Arach x V].

Photos: National Orchid Garden, Singapore [20150326]

Source: Wikipedia

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