foxtail orchid


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Noun1.foxtail orchid - any of various orchids of the genus Rhyncostylis having pink- to purple-marked white flowers in a dense cylindrical raceme
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Rhyncostylis, Rhyncostylis - genus of epiphytic orchids of tropical Asia
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The three winning flowers, hybrids of the foxtail orchid and the moth orchid, brought out the best of each orchid using technology that Taiwan's top competitor in the field, the Netherlands, does not have.
So the Kaohsiung research station decided to introduce the gene of the highly fragrant foxtail orchid into the moth orchid using technology that only Taiwan has to develop the hybrids combining the best of the two breeds.