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Sarcochilus falcatus

Sarcochilus falcatus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Sarcochilus
Species: Sarco. falcatus
Alliance:
Binomial name
Sarcochilus falcatus
R Brown 1810


Sarcochilus falcatus is an species in the genus Sarcochilus.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms from fall to winter with three to eight 3.5 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria Australia at elevations of 100 to 1400 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Sickle-Shaped Sarcochilus

SynonymsEdit

  1. Sarcochilus montanus Fitzg. 1879
  2. Thrixspermum falcatum Rchb.f 1868

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