Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Bulbophyllum vaginatum – 365 days of orchids – day 1323

A mixed collection is always fill of pleasant surprises and this morning it was the first flowering of this gorgeous Bulbophyllum seedling. Bulbophyllum vaginatum is a Sarawak orchid and so one of the species we are keen to propagate for our project with partners in Kuching. The species produces massed heads of cream and yellow […]


Pleurothallis tridentata – 365 days of orchids – day 1322

Related to the past two day’s Masdevallias we have another small growing cloud forest species in Pleurothallis tridentata. The species has 5cm heart shaped leaves on thin stems and charming miniature yellow flowers produced in ones and twos throughout the year. The species is reported as native to cloud forests from Venezuela to Peru and […]