Ascochilus emarginatus

Ascochilus emarginatus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Ascochilus
Species: Acl. emarginatus
Binomial name
Ascochilus emarginatus
(Blume) Schuit. 2001

Ascochilus emarginatus is an species in the genus Ascochilus.


Plant blooms in the summer with many 8mm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the limestone slopes of Sarawak, Borneo, Java and Sumatra at elevations of 10 to 300 meters


Plant grows in warm conditions with medium amounts of light. If hunged the roots must be watered frequently. Plants should be grown in media that is well drained such as tree fern fibers (for small plants), medium fir bark, or sphagnum moss.


Common Names: The Notched Ascochilus


  1. Aerides emarginata (Blume) Lindl. 1833
  2. *Dendrocolla emarginata Blume 1825
  3. Grosourdya emarginata (Blume) Rchb.f. 1868
  4. Pteroceras emarginatum (Blume) Holttum 1960
  5. Pteroceras mentakabensis [Carr] Bakk f. 1963
  6. Sarcochilus emarginatus (Blume) Rchb.f.1863
  7. Sarcochilus mentakabensis Carr. 1929
  8. Thrixspermum emarginatum (Blume) Kuntze 1891

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