Singapore names Orchid after PM Narendra Modi - Tv5
Sat, Jun 02, 2018, 03:17 PM
An orchid has been named after Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi to mark his visit to the National Orchid Garden of Singapore. The tropical, which produces upright inflorescences up to 38 cm long, has been named Dendrobrium Narendra Modi. Modi is here on a three-day visit. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted about this. The distinguished and well twisted petals of the orchid are mahogany, while sepals are reddish brown and lined with a fine margin. They are beautifully complimented with an attractive dark purple lip.