WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Lycaste aromatica – 365 days of orchids – day 852

Our greenhouse is once again full of the pungent spicy aroma of this wonderful orchid that flowers in profusion from leafless bulbs every spring. Lycaste aromatica is native to Mexico and Central America where it grows as an epiphyte of lithophyte in semi-deciduous forest. It uses its powerful scent to attract euglossine bees (perfume gathering […]

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