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Chinese Flower: Orchid


Chinese Flower - Orchid

Orchids sit on display during the 30th Shenzhen Spring Flower Fair Jan. 29, 2011 in Shenzhen, Guangzhou, China.

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The orchid's (蘭, lán) symbolism comes from its scent. The character 蘭 (lán) is only used in women’s names.

Orchid symbolizes: a married couple, love, beauty.

Orchids in a vase mean ‘unity.’ Orchids also represent wealth and fortune.

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