Cochlioda, abbreviated Cda in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids.
The genus is distributed in montane regions of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. They are found growing on mossy branches and gravely soil
The flowers are pollinated by hummingbirds. Cochliodia is highly used in the hybridization of oncidium hybrids.
Grow plants in cool temperatures in moderate light. Water plant when mix drys. During the winter give plants a slight dryout between waterings. Water approximately once a week. Pot with medium fir bark.
The genus is named its shell shaped lip callus
- Cochlioda beyrodtiana
- Cochlioda chasei
- Cochlioda densiflora
- Cochlioda miniata
- Cochlioda mixtura
- Cochlioda noezliana
- Cochlioda rosea
- Cochlioda vulcanica
- Cochlioda × floryi (C. noezliana × C. rosea)