Saturday, October 23, 2010

Flower of Assam Kopou Phool picture





"Kopou Phool" (dove flower) which is also known as "foxtail orchid" (scientific name : Rhynchostylis Retusa) is a kind of orchid that grows widely across Assam, India and mostly blooms during Spring. Its worn by young women on their hair during the spring festival of Assam, Rongali Bihu.


Related posts from all-mixed:
- Assamese Calendar 2010 year 1417
- Some fruits and vegetables pictures of Assam
- Online Assamese Dictionary - xobdo.org

3 comments:

P.N. Subramanian said...

Its really beautiful. I did not know that they are also worn by women.

Jadu Saikia said...

@P.N. Subramanian, thank you Sir. Your paliakara website is really interesting.

Eluding Spark said...

Really beautiful photos. Why not keep expanding the site you have created.