Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 400 – Dendrochilum javieriense

Dendrochilum javieriense is the second dendrochilum to come into flower this spring and like Dendrochilum glumaceum has masses of small flowers that give a beautiful display. Comparing the two species, Dendrochilum javierense is a smaller growing plant with narrow stiff leaves and the more upright flower stems are a beautiful brich red colour. The species […]


365 days of orchids – day 396 – Dendrochilum glumaceum

One of our star orchids this week is this fragrant orchid species is found on several islands in the Philippines. Dendrochilum glumaceum is restricted to mossy mountain forest and exposed summits where it is exposed to heavy rain and frequent mists and this determines our culture of the species. As with any epiphyte evolved for […]