Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

365 days of orchids – day 633 – Gomesa flexuosa (Oncidium flexuosum)

     A species that is in flower for much of the year is Gomesa flexuosa. This Brazillian species has recently been transferred from Oncidium to Gomesa along with many of the Brazillian oncidiums. It is native the the Mata Atlantica forests running along the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. It is found […]


365 days of orchids – day 632 – Dendrobium panduriferum

Our ‘lute-shaped dendrobium’ is in flower again. This delightful little dendrobium is native to Malaysia and South East Asia where it grows as an epiphyte in lowland forest from 250-600m altitude. It produces pendulous pseudobulbs and so we find it is well suited to a basket. The flowers form on short sprays from near the […]