Here is a photo of Jess’s new best friend – A female Long-tailed Macaque – no name yet, any suggestions Issy?
The TV and newspapapers here are full of the big Sarawak story – the setting up of Sarawaks first orchid propagation laboratory at MRSM school and its opening by the Chief Minister’s wife. Congratulations to the team at SARORSO for putting the project together and ensuring that it has as much educational impact as possible. […]
The lowland forests of Sarawak are rich in Phalaenopsis species and to follow yesterday’s Phalaenopsis bellina we have Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi which is almost always in flower with its successive flowers produces from branched flattened flower stems. The species is found in Malaysia and the Philippines and lives in deep shade in lowland hot forests. We […]
Another interesting day here in Sarawak starting t MRSM School where we worked to help prepare the girls o make their display at the Asia Pacific Orchid Congress next week in Kuching. First they finished the TZ test with great results for viable seeds (above) and then learning green pod seed sowing with Jess. […]
There is only one possible orchid of the day and it is the state flower of Sarawak. We have seen this species in gardens and the orchid garden yesterday and are looking forward to exploring the forest on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to see lots more orchids in habitat. This phalaenopsis species is found across […]