Sarcochilus ceciliae

Sarcochilus ceciliae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Sarcochilus
Species: Sarco. ceciliae
Binomial name
Sarcochilus ceciliae
F. Muell. 1865

Sarcochilus ceciliae is an species in the genus Sarcochilus.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with four to fifteen 1 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant


Plants are found growing on cliff sides in Queensland and New South Wales, Australia at elevations of 150 to 900 meters.


Plants grow in cool to warm conditions with moderate lighting. Pot plants in a well drain mix with open drainage such as medium fir bark with pumice or coarce perlite. Water regularly and keep the mix a bit moist but not damp. Plants will need to be watered more often during the summer as temperatures become more warm and less water as the temperatures cool in the winter. Wrinkled leaves indicate lack of watering. Plants like high humidity


Common Names: Cecillia Viennot van Masseyk's Sarcochilus


  1. Sarcochilus ceciliae var. eriochilus (Fitzg.) Dockrill 1996
  2. Sarcochilus eriochilus Fitzg. 1891
  3. Thrixspermum ceciliae Rchb.f 1871

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