Working with Devon Wild Life trust to save the Lesser Butterfly Orchid

We are delighted to be working with Steve Threlkeld who manages the Dunsdon Nature reserve in West Devon to help reverse the decline in one of Britains iconic orchid species. The project forms part of the Back from the Brink project to save Britain’s most threatened species from extinction and students will be raising plants […]


365 days of orchids – day 532 – Rhynchostylis retusa

Yet another vandaceous species today, and one we have seen on semi-deciduous trees in the warm valleys of Sikkim up to around 1000m. The species actually has a very wide distribution from India through South East Asia to Malaysia and the Philippines. In its Sikkim habitat it experiences warm dry winters and hot wet summers […]