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Orchid Pavilion

 

One of the 50,000 orchid plants representing nearly 10,000 orchid species

 

This place boasted display of orchids from around the world will showcase Thailand's potential as a global orchid centre. Over 50,000 orchid plants representing nearly 10,000 different native species, hybrid varieties, new as well as rare orchids will be on display.

 

The Orchids of the World expo at the Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006 International Horticultural Exposition is designed to demonstrate Thailand’s potential for being the orchid capital of the world, to promote the growth and development of the orchid industry; promote greater awareness of technological advances in orchid cultivation and production; and highlight Thailand’s success in Research and Development initiatives related to orchid cultivation and production.

 

The Orchid Pavilion is being built on an area of 6,400 square metres to house a special exhibition of orchids, presented under the ‘Orchids of the World’ theme.

 

The Orchid Pavilion at the International Horticultural Exposition sets out to be a comprehensive world-class knowledge center for Orchid Cultivation.

 

- I took the info from Royal Flora Ratchaphruek 2006 The orchid section was pretty impressive, but when we got there it was already sundown.

  

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Taken on November 6, 2006