Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Odontoglossum multistellare- 365 days of orchids – day 1980

Our orchid project students were the stars earlier in the week working with Dr David Roberts from Kent University, but today it this South American orchid species that is the star. Odontoglossum multistellare certainly lives up to its name and every summer produces branched spikes of attractive, star shaped, flowers, and a small plant produces […]


Stelis thermophila – 365 days of orchids – day 1979

Our star orchid this week is our specimen plant of Stelis thermophyla. This stunning stelis is a small growing floriferous species from Brazil. Every summer plants are smothered in delicate pinky brown flowers in charming upright spikes. Stelis thermophila is native to coastal forests in Brazil where it grows in warm wet forests at lower […]