|In full bloom|
Assamese Name: Kopou Phul
Foxtail orchid is an epiphytic orchid. The flower looks like a fox’s tail and hence the name. It is the State Flower of Assam. It is synonymous with Rongali/Bohag Bihu, the Assamese new year celebrated mid-April. Foxtail orchids have been a consistent feature of our home garden over the years. Here are a few photographs of our garden’s pride.
I am taking part in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge [April 2016].