This blog is an eclectic mix of orchid culture, tropical fish keeping and Amazon parrot behavior. It also has stories just about anything I find interesting. Este blog es una mezcla eclectica del cultivo de las orquideas, el cuidado de los peces tropicales y el comportamiento de las cotorras Amazona. Tambien tiene historias de todo lo que encuentro interesante.
|Several Erythrodes plants blooming in El Yunque peak|
This terrestrial orchid is common in the Sierra de Luquillo forests in the parts at middle and high elevations that I have been able to visit. It is easy to find in the roadsides and with little effort you can find many plants with inflorescences. It doesn’t have any horticultural importance and as far as I know it is not in cultivation. This is plant is native of Puerto Rico and can be found on other islands of the West Indies. Because of its small white flowers that seem unremarkable at first sight this plants has not been of interest to orchidists, even among those that have visited their habitat, few are even aware they are orchids. These plants were in bloom in February.
I have this plant so that as I pass the shadehouse in the morning, when I leave for work, I can see if it has flowers. The flow...