Pleurothallis truncata – 365 days of orchids – day 1092

Orchid Christmas is here and we are open from 10am until 4pm. One of the real treasures to look out for in our Cool Americas section today is Pleurothallis truncata and our specimen plants is dripping with chains of remarkable little globular flowers on the top of each leaf. As Joe’s close up shows that this […]


Pholidota pallida – 365 days of orchids – day 1091

  In our Christmas themed orchids we have yet to include an orchid that mimics falling snow! Perhaps this is it? Pholidotas pallida is native to the eastern Himalayas and South East Asia. In Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Laos we have found Philodota species to be amongst the most abundant orchids present in trees along roads […]