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    Androcorys pugioniformis, (Lindl. Ex Hook.f.) K.Y.Lang, the highest growing orchid species.
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    The previous record was that of Myrosmodes subnivalis Szlach., Mytnik and S. Nowak., which was collected from an altitude of 4500 m (14763 ft), from Ecuador and Colombia, making Androcorys pugioniformis, (Lindl. Ex Hook.f.) K.Y.Lang., the highest growing species recorded ever.
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    Androcorys pugioniformis, (Lindl. Ex Hook.f.) K.Y.Lang, the highest growing orchid species.
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    Galeola lindleyana, Reichb. - the tallest growing orchid of the Himalayas.
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    The record height of 11' 7” ft makes this specimen (pictured in the article), the tallest orchid species of the region and probably of all orchids around the globe.
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    Galeola lindleyana, Reichb. - the tallest growing orchid of the Himalayas.
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    The Alpine Orchids of North Sikkim
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    With its peculiar geographical environs, this region in the Eastern Himalayas, records more than 4000 species of flowering plants, many of which are rare and endemic to the State only. This exceptional natural gift stimulated botanical pioneers like Sir. J.D.Hooker to transverse the region back as 1848, in completing the epical publication titled, “Flora of (British) India”
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    The Alpine Orchids of North Sikkim
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    Pleiones of Sikkim-Himalayas
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    Sikkim-Himalayas is home to four Pleiones, Pleione hookeriana, (Lindl.) Rollisson, Pleione humilis, (Sm) D.Don, Pleione maculata, (Lindl.) Lindl. & Paxton., and Pleione praecox, (Sm.) D.Don.
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    Pleiones of Sikkim-Himalayas
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    Discovery of Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida, Blatt. & McCann from the Eastern Himalayas
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    Discovery of Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida, Blatt. & McCann from the Eastern Himalayas
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    Discovery of Habenaria gibsonii var. foetida, Blatt. & McCann from the Eastern Himalayas
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    Re-discovery of Epipogium aphyllum, Swartz, the Ghost Orchid
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    Epipogium aphyllum, Swartz, the rarest of all orchids across the planet was re-discovered from the Eastern Himalayas, after a gap of more than 120 years.
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    Re-discovery of Epipogium aphyllum, Swartz, the Ghost Orchid
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    Corybas himalaicus, King and Pantling (Schltr). - the Petal-less orchid.
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    Corybas himalaicus, King and Pantling (Schltr)., the only petal-less orchid of the Himalayas, was re-discovered from the Eastern Himalayas after more than a century.
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    Petal less orchid