Gastrochilus patinatus

Gastrochilus patinatus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Gastrochilus
Species: Gchls. patinatus
Binomial name
Gastrochilus patinatus
(Ridl.) Schltr. 1913

Gastrochilus patinatus is an species in the genus Gastrochilus.


Plant blooms from spring to fall with five to eight flowers.


Plants are found growing in west Malaysia


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate shade and intermediate 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:


  1. * Saccolabium patinatum Ridl., 1870

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