Chiloschista lunifera is an species in the genus Chiloschista.
Plant blooms from fall to winter with up to twenty 1.2 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.
Plants are found growing in Himalayas, India, Assam, Burma, Thailand and Laos
Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require moderate shade and cool to warm temperatures. 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. Plants require high humidity. Plants should be dried out between waterings. During growing season in the summer increase watering frequency and reduce watering during the winter during rest periods. If the plants are mounted the roots must be watered regularly.
Common Names: The Moon Chilochista
- Chiloschista indica J.J. Sm. 1913
- Chiloschista lunifera J.J. Sm 1905
- Sarcochilus luniferus (Rchb. f.) Benth. ex Hook. f. 1889
- *Thrixspermum luniferum Rchb. f. 1868