Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Writhlington and Mendip A level students’ germination testing experiments

It has been a busy week in the propagation lab with A level students working on their germination tests. Each student has been investigating a different orchid species and identifying optimum germination conditions in vitro. In the photo Gracie is using one of the WIFI microscope cameras to record the germination of her seedlings. All […]


Bulbophyllum lemniscatoides – 365 days of orchids – day 778

   This must be one of our weirdest orchid species. Bulbophyllum is a small growing Bulbophyllum with a remarkable flower spike consisting of many small black flowers which each produce three thin dangly tassels which are attached to the end of each sepal and sway too and fro in the slightest breeze. This species is […]