I found these flowers by the side of a nature trail at Rabangla in Sikkim. I do not know whether these are orchids (it was not the season for orchids) but they looked beautiful.
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pajaran (53022) 2013-12-26 8:38
Lep fotografija, cestitka ...
Dobra kompozicija, lepo pokazano cvece.
Lepo cvece za poklon, voljenoj osobi.
Dobar kontrast, lepe boje i cvece.
Prijatno vece i sve najbolje.
Nice photos, greeting cards ...
Good composition, beautiful flowers shown.
Pretty flowers for a gift, your loved one.
Good contrast, beautiful colors and flowers.
Good evening and all the best.
shevchenko (19555) 2013-12-26 18:16
The above flower is name Fuchsia magellanica, while blooming in pair, it is always look like two dancing angels.
Miguel82 (24725) 2014-02-19 9:07
Satya, nice to meet you, I'm Miguel not vue gun be carfeul when you write my name otherwise there are many variants gueguel, gueguen or le guel
these pink wild flowers growing in eastern himalayas are so beautiful and the green hues of the bg match perfectly with them, good night
elenimavrandoni (14259) 2014-04-02 8:49
Satya, wild orchids are as beautiful as the greenhouse orchids!
so nice to take a walk in the forest and see unique and beautiful flowers like this!!
thanks for sharing
Cricri (108095) 2014-04-27 4:06
Belle composition, la beauté des fleurs et de leurs couleurs dans cet environnement vert et sauvage
Have a nice sunday
emka (80972) 2014-07-25 6:01
Hello Satya, This photo appeared as random on your intro page. And I am crazy about flowers, I couldn't be indifferent. It is not orchid, it is fuchsia. These flowers are very popular in England, with a lot of varietes. In poland they can be as pot flowers or just for summer. charming composition.
There are currently almost 110 recognized species of Fuchsia. The vast majority are native to South America, but with a few occurring north through Central America to Mexico, and also several from New Zealand to Tahiti. One species, F. magellanica, extends as far as the southern tip of South America, occurring on Tierra del Fuego in the cool temperate zone, but the majority are tropical or subtropical. Most fuchsias are shrubs from 0.2–4 m tall.
The flowers are very decorative; they have a pendulous "teardrop" shape and are displayed in profusion throughout the summer and autumn, and all year in tropical species.