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 […]
Thanks to all those who have voted for orchid of the year 2108. The result will be announced on the first day back at school so you still have time to Vote here for your Orchid of the Year.
This is one of our favourite African species and one we have seen in its native habitat in the cool mountain forests of Central Africa. During our visits to Rwanda we have seen in growing abundantly in primary forest around Karamazovu Swamp at around 2200m altitude and it was one of the species studied […]
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 […]