Chiloschista sweelimii

Chiloschista sweelimii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Chiloschista
Species: Chsch. sweelimii
Binomial name
Chiloschista sweelimii
Holttum 1966

Chiloschista sweelimii is an species in the genus Chiloschista.


Plant blooms in the winter with ten to twelve 7.5 mm wide flowers.


Plants grow in the humid forest of Peninsular Malaysia


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and require moderate shade and 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: Sweelim's Chiloschista

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