Pleurothallis sp. (Crocodeilanthe sp.) beaza – 365 days of orchids – day 737

We are massive fans of the diverse genus Pleurothallis and some of the species produce massive amounts of flower. This species is one we have yet to possitively identify (i will add a close up of a single flower once students return next week) but thanks to Mark Wilson who suggests it is a Crocodeilanthe […]


Ludisia discolor – 365 days of orchids – day 735

Happy New Year. 365 Days of Orchids enters its third year with an Orchid Species that is the most readily available jewel orchid. Jewel orchids include a large number of terrestrial orchids prized for their patterned leaves although several, like this species, have attractive flower too. Ludisia discolor is native to evergreen lowland forests across […]