365 days of orchids – day 364 – Pleurothallis sp. baeza

This very attractive Pleurothallis is a bit of a mystery. It was donated to us with the name baeza which is a town in Ecuador but not a recognised orchid species. We therefore assume that the species is native to the cloud forests around Baeza but any help on a positive identification would be appreciated. […]


Bonus orchid – Masdevallia decumana x veitchiana

In the Orchid Project we grow a wide diversity of orchid species but we have a few hybrids that have arrived by various means. This plant was purchased as a seedling labelled Masdevallia decumana but on first flowering was clearly the hybrid between decumana and the orange flowered Nasevallia veitchiana. It is a small growing […]