Sarcochilus dilatatus

Sarcochilus dilatatus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Sarcochilus
Species: Sarco. dilatatus
Binomial name
Sarcochilus dilatatus
F.Muell., 1859

Sarcochilus dilatatus is an species in the genus Sarcochilus.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with two to twelve 2-4 mm wide flowers .


Plants are found growing in New South Wales at elevations of 400 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:


  1. Thrixspermum dilatatum (F.Muell.) Rchb.f., 1869.
  2. Sarcochilus bancroftii F.M.Bailey, 1912.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.