Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Dendrobium sutiknoi P.O'Byrne 2005

I photographed this plant at the 2018 Puerto Rico orchid society orchid show.  This Dendrobium is a big plant.  The flowers are impressively large for an antilope Dendrobium,

Monday, August 27, 2018

Coelogyne pulverula Teijsm. & Binn. 1862, a specimen plant

This orchid was seen the 2018 Puerto Rico Orchid society show.  It is a large and healthy plant with long inflorescences and beautifully colored flowers.  It is labeled Coelogyne dayana "pipping rock".   Coelogyne dayana is a synonym of Coelogyne pulverula.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

After the storm: A view of a patch of forest in El Yunque rainforest, before and after hurricane Maria.


This is a view from the Iguaca Aviary, of a patch of forest 
in El Yunque rainforest, before hurricane Maria.

The same place, after Maria.