365 days of orchids – day 547 – Bulbophyllum dolichoglottis

This miniature Bulbophyllum has unusual flowers with a remarkably long banana shaped creamy white lip. It is native to New Guinea where it is reported at 700m altitude. We have seen similar miniature bulbophyllums in Laos and their habit is to spread so that they cover the trunk and lower branches of their host trees. […]


365 days of orchids – day 546 – Trichotosia ferox

Trichotosia ferox is a very large growing species from Malaysia (Previously called Eria ferox) from lowland forest that grows long stems several metres long that keep growing and flowering for several years. Our plant (above) now has ten older stems from 1.5-4m long and still growing as well as four new growths. The species is […]