Gastrochilus sororius

Gastrochilus sororius

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Gastrochilus
Species: Gchls. sororius
Binomial name
Gastrochilus sororius
Schlechter 1913

Gastrochilus sororius is an species in the genus Gastrochilus.


Plant blooms in the fall with 1.4 cm wide flowers.


Plants are found growing in the lower montane forest of Borneo, Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi at elevations below 1550 meters


Plants are best grown hanged in baskets and on mounted and usually require moderate shade and warm 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 Closely Related Gastrochilus


  1. Saccolabium calceolare J.J.Sm. Sensu 1905

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