Text and pix by Mahil Wijesinghe | Sunday Observer

Text and pix by Mahil Wijesinghe

Vistas of the forest: The Vesak Orchid flowers bloom on the branch of a tree in heights of more than 15 metres above ground
“I want to capture the ‘Vesak Mal’ on my camera,” I told my younger son a few days before Vesak Poya day. Between the months of April and May, one can witness the pinkish-purple beautiful ‘Vesak Mal’ (scientific name dendrobium mccarthiae) on tall trees which are rare and fast vanishing. The endemic native orchid flower, grows especially, in ecosystems of wet zone...
2019-05-25 18:30:00
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