Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 206 – Odontoglossum uroskinneri (Rhynchostele uroskinneri)

This is a a dramatic species native to Central America that produces flower spikes up to 1m long that produces large flowers that open a few at a time over a long period. The flowers are 6cm across and long lasting and sweetly fragrant. The species is named after an Englishman George Ure Skinner who was […]


365 days of orchids – day 204 – Oncidium multistellare (Odontoglossum multistelare)

This is a cool growing species found in cloud forests at around 2000m altitude from Ecuador to Peru. The plant produces branched spikes of attractive flowers each summer and a small plant produces a lot of flower for its size. This is one of the species of Odontoglossum that has been included in Oncidium by […]