identity of this foxtail please?

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Yazdy Palia

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14-Jul-2010, 7:18:33 am14/07/10
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Dear Friends,
A picture of this orchid. Could someone identify this please?
Date & Time 14 July 2010
Location: Place, Altitude, GPS Chethalayam, Wayanad, Kerala.
Wild
Plant Habit: Tree, Shrub, Climber, Herb Orchid
Height, Length.
Leaves Type, Shape, Size
Inflorescence Type Size
Flowers Size Colour Calyx Bracts-
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Other Information like Frangrance, Pollinator, Uses.
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Yazdy Palia.

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mani nair

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14-Jul-2010, 7:23:56 am14/07/10
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Yazdy ji, this is  Rhynchostylis retusa commonly known as foxtail orchid.

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Mani.

tanay bose

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14-Jul-2010, 8:27:53 am14/07/10
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Rhynchostylis retusa (also called Foxtail Orchid) indeed

Kindly see the list of Synonym from the Wikipedia, it's too long too provide

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhynchostylis_retusa

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