WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 230 – Barbosella australis

This species is a real miniature with 5mm leaves along a creeping rhizome and relatively large flowers single produced in profusion. Barbosella australis is native to Southern Brazil (australis means ‘southern’ and doesn’t refer to Australia – the southern land) and we have seen related species in Brazil at around 1200m in primary forest where […]

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