Coelogyne speciosum var. albicans – 365 days of orchids – day 1003

During our recent visit to Borneo we saw a number of warm growing Coelogyne species in large trees such as the photo below. The plants are growing in shade on the lower branches of trees close to a limestone cliff. Coelogyne speciosum is native to Malaysia, Borneo, Java and Sumatra where it is reported from […]


Bulbophyllum masdevalliaceum – 365 days of orchids – day 1002

We are often drawing comparisons between our orchid species but this one has gone a step further being a bulbophyllum named after the genus Masdevallia. This is a new species for 365 days and it was a lovely surprise this morning to find this seedling with its first flower. The species is native to Northern […]


Time lapse masterclass

Orchid Project were back at Aardman studios in Bristol today where our orchids are being time lapsed for a wildlife film. The photo here shows our photograph experts, Otto, Joe and Ed making the most of discussing technical details with Richard. I am sure they implementing their own time lapse projects at School. We are […]