Odontoglossum hallii-elegans – 365 days of orchids – day 1388

Several people have been asking me about this gorgeous species after seeing it as a botton hole earlier in the week (below). Odontoglossum hallii-elegans is native to Ecuador and forms a large growing plant with long spikes of 8cm wide flowers. Odontoglossums have now been included in Oncidium but as a genus Odontoglossum is useful […]


Scaphosepalum odontochilum – 365 days of orchids – day 1387

We talked yesterday about Scaphosepalum beluosum (the monstrous scasphosepalum) and today we have an unassuming relation Scaphosepalum odontochilum. This is the first time we have featured the species on 365 days of orchids. An unusual feature of the species is the way that the flowers are mostly closed with just a tiny opening at the […]