Majestic Himalayan Orchids- Himalayas

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The Himalayan mountain range, which stretches across six countries, is the worlds highest mountain system and home to the highest peaks. Mt. Everest, the tallest peak in the world, is part of the Himalayan mountain range.

In these divinely beautiful mountains grow many species of the orchid family, the worlds largest family of flowering plants. The region has about 876 species in 151 genera, making the Himalayas an incredible treat for orchid lovers. Seeing the majestic Himalayan orchids in the wild against the backdrop of the silvery, undulating snow is a sight for sore eyes.

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