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The Enigmatic Beauty: Shenzhen Nongke Orchid 深圳农科院 蘭花

Among the countless orchid species, one stands out for its extraordinary beauty and rarity - the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid (Dendrobium nobile). A Blossom of Unique Origin: The Shenzhen Nongke Orchid is named after the city of Shenzhen, located in the Guangdong province of China, where it was first cultivated. This exceptional flower, however, owes its existence not to nature but to the ingenuity and dedication of scientists at the Shenzhen Nongke University, from which it gets its name. In 2005, after nearly eight years of painstaking research and meticulous cultivation, the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid was unveiled to the world, making headlines as the most expensive flower ever created. It was a result of bioengineering techniques that involved grafting two different species of orchids, namely Dendrobium loddigesii and Dendrobium bigibbum, to produce this extraordinary hybrid. A Priced Rarity: What sets the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid apart from other orchids is not just its ethereal beauty but al
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