Dendrochilum glumaceum – 365 days of orchids – day 802

The greenhouse is very fragrant this week and one of the causes is this orchid species is found on several islands in the Philippines. Dendrochilum glumaceum is restricted to mossy mountain forest and exposed summits where it is exposed to heavy rain and frequent mists and this determines our culture of the species. We grow […]


Masdevallia dynastes – 365 days of orchids – day 801

   This wonderful miniature species is new to 365 days. Masdevallia dynastes is a very floriferous species endemic to cloud forests in Ecuador from 1400-2800m altitude. We find the species enjoys a damp spot but not too shady where it then multiplies quickly. The leaves are 4cm long and the 1cm flowers are held clear […]