Staurochilus fasciatus plate
Staurochilus fasciatus from Lindenia Iconographie des Orchidées

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Staurochilus
Ridley 1900
Type Species
Staurochilus fasciatus

Staurochilus, abbreviated Stchls in horticultural trade, is a genus of plant in family Orchidaceae.


The genus is distributed in south east Asia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.


Plants in this genus have 4 pollinas.


Plant grows in moderate shade and cool to warm temperatures depending on the species. Pot plants in medium fir bark or sphagnum moss. Plants can also be mounted. Water when the potting media is just approaching dryness, but still a bit moist and never allow the potting media to become bone dry.


The genus is named after the crossed shaped lip of flowers in this genus.

Species Edit

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