Common Name The Striped Petal Staurochilus - In Thailand - Lai suea - Suea Khrong
Flower Size about 2" [5 cm]
A large sized, scrambling, hot to warm growing epiphyte from the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, the Malaysian peninsula and Sumatra in evergreen, semi-deciduous and deciduous dry lowland forests and savana-like woodlands at elevations of sealevel to 800 meters with an elongate stem carrying many oblong-ligulate, unequally rounded apically leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a horizontal or ascending, 5" [12 cm] long, simple, slightly fractiflex inflorescence with small, triangular-ovate, subacute floral bracts carrying 2 to 8, long-lived, pleasingly fragrant flowers that open in succession.
Synonyms Staurochilus fasciatus Ridley 1896; *Stauropsis fasciata Benth. & Hook. f. 1889; Stauropsis fasciata Ridley ? ; Trichoglottis fasciata (Benth. & Hook. f.) Rchb. f. 1872 ; Vandopsis leytensis Ames 1915
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Common Names : The Striped Petal 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.
*Stauropsis fasciata Benth. & Hook. f. 1889
Stauropsis fasciata Ridley ?
Trichoglottis fasciata (Benth. & Hook. f.) Rchb. f. 1872
Vandopsis leytensis Ames 1915
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