Simon Pugh-Jones

Website Role: administrator

Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Dorset coast in summer

The Purbeck coast is spectacular at any time of the year. The orchids are the main attraction in spring (April-June), sea birds are extraordinary in the winter and spring, Adders are spectacular in February, but in July butterflies are king. It is a wonderful thing to keep visiting a habitat to enjoy its flora and […]


Odontoglossum rhynchanthum – 365 days of orchids – day 1306

Our section with the greatest number of species is the Cool Americas section. This reflects the extraordinary bio-diversity of the mountains of South and Central America. The country withg the greatest number of orchid species is Colombia and this beautiful species is endemic to Colombian cloud forest above 2000m. Authorities describe the species as producing […]