Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Dendrobium pugioniforme – 365 days of orchids – day 1873

Our Australian dendrobiums are making a great show in the greenhouse so it is time to feature some more of them. The first is Dendrobium pugioniforme, a remarkable species with fleshy pointed leaves along a pendulous rhizome, and the whole thing is covered in very attractive flowers with light green petal and sepals, and a […]


Pleurothallis megalops – 365 days of orchids – day 1872

A wonderful orchid today is this his  miniature species with the moist extraordinarily large flowers. The plant is about 3cm high and produces masses of spikes carrying 2.5cm flowers each with an enormous (relatively) hairy lip. The flowers are produced in succession along the spikes and we have begun several months of being treated to […]