Queen & Commonwealth
Orchid <em>Dendrobrium Elizabeth</em>
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 200068

Orchid Dendrobrium Elizabeth


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In February and March 1972 The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh undertook a tour of Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei. While in Singapore, an orchid, Dendrobium Elizabeth, was named after The Queen.

On the occasion of The Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2002, the President, Government and People of Singapore presented Her Majesty with a gold model of the flower.