Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Pleurothallis limeae – 365 days of orchids – day 995

We visited the coastal cloud forests of Brazil (Mata Atlantica in 2000 and again in 2006 and had the privilege of exploring this extraordinarily diverse habitat full of orchids and other plants. Pleurothallis limeae is a Brazilian terrestrial species and we found it growing abundantly around Macae de Cima in Rio State in regrowth forest […]


Cymbidium angustifolium (Cymbidium dayanum)- 365 days of orchids – day 992

Today we have the first flowering of this remarkable deep red flowered Cymbidium species. The plants are native to Borneo and found in Sabah in lowland forests. Cymbidium angustifolium is generally considered a synonym of Cymbidium dayanum¬†which more usually red and white (see our plant flowering last year below) ¬† Cymbidium dayanum has a very […]