Enjoy ‘Dancing Lady Orchids’ at Taipei's CKS Shilin Residence Park

Oncidium orchids are also called “Dancing Lady Orchids” for their elegant looks that resemble the skirts of dancing ladies

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(Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office photo)

(Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office (PSLO) is holding an oncidium exhibition at New Orchid Pavilion (新蘭亭), CKS Shilin Residence Park from now until June 9, PSLO said on May 15.

Oncidium orchids are also called “Dancing Lady Orchids” for their elegant looks that resemble the skirts of dancing ladies. The exhibition of Oncidium orchids at CKS Shilin Residence Park features more than 20 species and more than 500 plants, PLSO said.

Oncidium is a large genus of over 700 species of orchids found growing in the tropical Central and South American countries of Mexico, Brazil, and Bolivia, according to the office. The orchids are well liked for their great variety of colors and stripes, long flowering period, small flowers, and elegant looks.

Exhibition information
Exhibition Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from now until June 9 (Sunday)
Place(Address): New Orchid Pavilion, CKS Shilin Residence Park, (No. 60, Fulin Rd., Shilin Dist., Taipei City)

Traffic guide
Take bus No. 260, 285, 606, 220 to Taipower North Branch Station
or MRT Tamsui-Xinyi (Red) Line to Shilin Station (Exit 2), and walk for about 7 minutes.

(All Taipei’s Parks and Street Lights Office photos)