Gastrochilus acaulis is an species in the genus Gastrochilus.
Plant blooms in the fall with several flowers.
Plants are found growing in India and Sri Lanka
Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate shade and warm to cool temperatures. Water frequently during growing season and reduce watering after flowering. 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 stemless Gastrochilus
- *Cleisostoma acaule Lindl., 1833.
- Saccolabium acaule (Lindl.) Hook.f., 1890.
- Vanda pulchella Wight, 1851.
- Vanda fimbriata Gardner ex Thwaites, 1861.
- Saccolabium nilagiricum Hook.f., 1890
- Gastrochilus nilagiricus Kuntze, 1891.
- Gastrochilus pulchellus (Wight) Schltr., 1913.
- Saccolabium pulchellum (Wight) C.E.C.Fisch. in J.S.Gamble, 1928.
- Gastrochilus indicus Garay, 1972