Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 10 – Barkeria melanocaulon

Barkeria is a genus of orchids from Central America that produce cane like pseudobulbs and a tall terminal spike with many flowers. Barkeria melanocaulon comes from Mexico and has smaller flowers (about 2cm across) but lots of them on branched spikes. The flowers are long lasting and spikes produce secondary sprays as the first flowers […]