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  • Title
    Galeola lindleyana, Reichb. - the tallest growing orchid of the Himalayas.
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    Description
    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.
    Attribution
    Galeola lindleyana, Reichb. - the tallest growing orchid of the Himalayas.
  • Title
    Re-discovery of Epipogium aphyllum, Swartz, the Ghost Orchid
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    Description
    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.
    Attribution
    Re-discovery of Epipogium aphyllum, Swartz, the Ghost Orchid