Cochlioda vulcanica is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Cochlioda.
Plants bloom from summer to fall with six to eight 4 cm wide flowers. Flowers are pollinated by humming birds.
Plants are found growing on cliff faces in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1400 to 3000 meters
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.
Common name: The Volcano Cochlioda
- Cochlioda vulcanica var. splendens Froebel ex Cogn. 1898
- *Mesospinidium vulcanicum Rchb. f. 1872
- Oncidium vulcanicum [Rchb.f] Chase & NH Wms. 2008