Gastrochilus platycalcaratus is an species in the genus Gastrochilus.
Plant blooms from winter to spring. Flowers are fragrant.
Plants are found growing in Yunnan China, Thailand, and 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 hanged 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 Broad Spur Gastrochilus
- Saccolabium platycalcaratum Rolfe, 1909
- Gastrochilus diannanensis Z.H.Tsi & Y.Z.Ma, 1985