Ascocentrum aurantiacum

Ascocentrum aurantiacum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Ascocentrum
Species: Asctm. aurantiacum
Binomial name
Ascocentrum aurantiacum
(J.J. Sm.) Schltr. 1913

Ascocentrum aurantiacum is an species in the genus Ascocentrum.


Plant blooms from spring with many 1 cm wide flowers.


Plants is found growing in the dark forest of Sulawesi and the Philippines at elevations up to 1200 meters


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require bright to full sunlight and intermediate to warm temperatures. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Slightly reduce watering in the winter. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), several pieces of coarse fir bark, or sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Orange Ascocentrum


  1. Saccolabium aurantiacum J.J. Sm. 1910

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