Oldest orchid fossil dating back 45-55 million-years-old discovered!

Oldest orchid fossil dating back 45-55 million-years-old discovered!

The orchid family has some 28,000 species – more than double the number of bird species and quadruple the mammal species.

May 07, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Orchid named after Singapore's founding PM

An orchid named after former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew was on Tuesday presented to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Istana.

Mar 24, 2015, 17:42 PM IST

Rajasthan to turn flowery, focus on ornamental flowers

Desert state of Rajasthan has decided to take the ornamental path to tap the booming flower market by pro-actively promoting cultivation of decorative flowers like orchid, bird paradise and anthurium in select districts.

Jan 12, 2014, 15:59 PM IST

Europe’s rarest orchid rediscovered after 175 years

Scientists have rediscovered Europe’s rarest orchid on one of the nine islands that constitute the Azores archipelago off the coast of Portugal, according to a new study.

Dec 11, 2013, 17:50 PM IST

Orchid signs deal with Hospira

Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday signed an agreement with US drug firm Hospira, selling its generic injectable finished dosage business for around Rs 1,800 crore ($400 million)

Dec 16, 2009, 15:52 PM IST

Orchid gets ANDA`s final nod from USFDA for Zaleplon Capsules

Pharma firm Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals on Friday said it has received the final Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) approval for its Zaleplon capsules from the US Food and Drug Administration, in a filing to the BSE.

Sep 18, 2009, 14:03 PM IST