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We were delighted to host Sarifah Jalihah Abdullah from the Kuching Centre for Technical Excellence (CENTEXS) at yesterday’s workshops. She is looking to put money into orchid propagation and was very impressed by the MRSM Orchid Project and the knowledge of the MRSM students as well as our own team of orchid consultants.
We found lots of large leaved warm growing Coelogyne species in the trees of Mulu especially on the canopy walkway. One of the species is Coelogyne swaniana and it grows in the shaded lower branches or on the trunk of trees. It is a species we know well at home and it grows well […]
Who is that on the orchid on the tree near our accommodation? Its a beautiful, long, green Bornean Pit Viper! This is Borneo’s most venomous snake but as we found out, by watching this one sitting for hours on an orchid without moving, they are lazy and not aggressive – not that we tried any […]
After a hard working day at MRSM we had a well earned meal amongst coastal mangrove swamp and watched large grumpy looking mud skippers hopping about on the mud before the tide came in. We then headed into town for an evening walk that started by crossing the river in a small boat and walking […]