New species discovered in UC Berkely Botanical Garden

BERKELEY – A Haitian orchid is enjoying celebrity status at the UC Botanical Garden, after scientists discovered that the long-time Garden resident is a distinct new species. A low-growing plant with showy red-orange flowers, the plant has been in the Garden collection since the 1990s, bearing the name Maxillaria croceorubens. But recent DNA analysis of […]


Bulbophyllum lasiochilum

In early February I posted about my temperamental Bulbophyllum lasiochilum, and how putting it in a fishbowl seemed like the best idea. As it turns out it was an AMAZING idea! It bloomed only a single flower, but the point is it bloomed!



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