Anoectochilus brevilabris is a terrestrial orchid native to Assam and the Himalayas, it is part of the Orchidaceae family. Anoectochilus is from the Greek “Open lip”, leaves are ovate in shape, brown-green in colour with bronze veins. Flowers are white and feathered.

 

Pot size: 9cm

Foliage: Approximately 10cm from base of pot.

 

Secrets to success

 

Temperature: Preferred temperature range 15-18°C.

 

Light: These plants grow on the forest floor so lower light is fine, perhaps a north facing window ledge. 

 

Watering: These plants need their substrate to stay damp.

 

Air humidity: Higher humidity is best, these plants work well in a terrarium. Other ways to achieve higher humidity include, misting, grouping plants together, using a humidifier or placing your plant on a tray of watered pebbles or using a cloche/bell jar.

 

Potting mix: An all purpose potting mix should be fine, add some perlite and orchid bark. 

 

This plant is non-toxic.

Anoectochilus brevilabris

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