Staurochilus fasciatus

Staurochilus fasciatus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Staurochilus
Species: Stchls. fasciatus
Binomial name
Staurochilus fasciatus
Ridley 1896

Staurochilus fasciatus is an species in the genus Staurochilus.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with six to eight 5 cm wide successive flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found growing in the forest of the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra at elevations of 0 to 800 meters.


Plant grows in moderate shade and 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.


Common Names:The Striped Petal Staurochilus


  1. *Stauropsis fasciata Benth. & Hook. f. 1889
  2. Stauropsis fasciata Ridley ?
  3. Trichoglottis fasciata (Benth. & Hook. f.) Rchb. f. 1872
  4. Vandopsis leytensis Ames 1915

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