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Will and Kate visit Singapore

Updated 10:10 AM ET, Tue September 11, 2012
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Britain's Prince William and Catherine viewed an orchid named for William's late mother in Singapore. Getty Images
The "Dendrobium Memoria Princess Diana" orchid was named in honor of Diana following her death in a 1997 car accident. Getty Images
The royal couple also had an orchid named after them in Singapore on the first stop of a nine-day Southeast Asia tour. Getty Images
"Vanda William Catherine" orchid is the latest in a long line of orchids named for foreign dignitaries and celebrities by officials in Singapore. AFP/Getty Images
Crowds gathered to welcome William and Catherine in Singapore. The royal couple will also visit the Commonwealth nations of Malaysia, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu on their tour of the region. Liz Neisloss/CNN