WSBEorchids

Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 561 – Brassavola cuculata

Another species that is enjoying our hot spell is Brassavola cuculata. This terete leaved species is found through Central America and northern South America. We have seen it growing and flowering in Guatemala where it was growing in dryish lowland forest near the ancient Mayan city of Yaxha. The plant below was flowering on the edge […]

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365 days of orchids – day 559 – Cymbidium erythrostylum

Most of our cymbidium species flower in the autumn and spring but this species is an exception flowering from July until September. This small growing cymbidium is native to Vietnam where it grows in cool forests at around 1500m. We find this species very straight forward and reliable with the advantage of flowering relatively quickly […]

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