Monday, November 27, 2006

Orchidaceous - Blog About Orchids

"The Ipoh Orchid Association has named an orchid hybrid "Dendrobium Dato' Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor" in honour of the Deputy Prime Minister's wife in conjunction with her visit to the Agriculture, Horticulture and Agro-Tourism Exhibition (Maha) 2006...the hybrid orchid, a cross between Dendrobium Majlis Perbandaran Taiping Orchid and Dendrobium Persatuan Udom Seri Orchid ...Earlier on, three new hybrids were named respectively "Kagawara Syed Sirajuddin" in honour of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, "Dendrobium Abdullah Badawi" after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and "Dendrobium MAHA 2006".The six-day Maha 2006, the largest South East Asian agriculture showcase is organised by the Agriculture and Agro-based Ministry with the cooperation of the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) and the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade)...The agriculture showcase... is held every two years"

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