Cymbidium sp.: Yellow Boat Orchid

Cymbidium or boat orchid, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The new Latin genus name is derived from the Latin cymba meaning boat. Its first known use was in 1815.

This genus is distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia [such as northern India, China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Borneo] and northern Australia. The larger flowered species from which the large flowered hybrids are derived grow at high altitudes.

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Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160717]

Source: Wikipedia

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Cymbidium sp.: Pink Boat Orchid

Cymbidium or boat orchid, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The new Latin genus name is derived from the Latin cymba meaning boat. Its first known use was in 1815.

This genus is distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia [such as northern India, China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Borneo] and northern Australia. The larger flowered species from which the large flowered hybrids are derived grow at high altitudes.

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Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160717]

Source: Wikipedia

Cymbidium sp.: White Boat Orchid

Cymbidium or boat orchid, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The new Latin genus name is derived from the Latin cymba meaning boat. Its first known use was in 1815.

This genus is distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia [such as northern India, China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Borneo] and northern Australia. The larger flowered species from which the large flowered hybrids are derived grow at high altitudes.

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Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160717]

Source: Wikipedia

Cymbidium sp.: Green Boat Orchid

Cymbidium or boat orchid, is a genus of 52 evergreen species in the orchid family Orchidaceae. The new Latin genus name is derived from the Latin cymba meaning boat. Its first known use was in 1815.

This genus is distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia [such as northern India, China, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Borneo] and northern Australia. The larger flowered species from which the large flowered hybrids are derived grow at high altitudes.

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Photos: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay, Singapore [20160717]

Source: Wikipedia

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]

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Dendrobium ‘Mohamed Nasheed’ orchid

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This orchid was named after His Excellency Mohamed Nasheed, Then President of the Republic of Maldives on the occasion of his visit to the National Orchid Garden on 28 June 2010.

Dendrobium ‘Mohamed Nasheed’ = Dendrobium ‘Garnet Beauty’ x Dendrobium sutiknoi

Photo: National Orchid Garden, Singapore [20120519]

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