The Center for High-tech Agricultural Research and Development of Mang Den, Kon Plong district (Kon Tum province) has successfully researched and bred the Anoectochilus sp. using the tissue culture method.
Anoectochilus sp. is a precious medicinal plant growing in the tropical jungles along the Truong Son Dong range; it can be used to make the cures for high blood pressure, spermatorrhea, lumbago, rheumatism, and diseases of trachea, but it has recently been exploited exhaustedly. Therefore, the Center has conducted the experiments on breeding the Anoectochilus sp. from September 2016, and up to now the breeding has officially been successful. The current price at VND 1.5 million/kg of fresh leaves.