Odontoglossum crocidipterum

Odm. crocidipterum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Cymbidieae
SubTribe: Oncidiinae
Genus: Odontoglossum
Species: Odm. crocidipterum
Binomial name
Odontoglossum crocidipterum
Rchb. f. 1871

Odontoglossum crocidipterum is an epiphytic orchid from the genus Odontoglossum.


Plants bloom in the winter with many 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plants are found in the cloud forest of Colombia, Venezuela and Peru at elevations of 2200 to 2750 meters


Grow in cool to intermediate conditions with moderate light. Water the plant right before the potting mix starts to dry. Plants should be potted in a well drain medium such as medium fir bark.


Common name: The Saffron Yellow Two Winged Odontoglossum


  1. Odontoglossum crocidipterum subsp. dormanianum (Rchb.f.) Bockemühl 1989
  2. Odontoglossum dormanianum Rchb.f. 1884
  3. Oncidium crocidipterum [Rchb.f] Chase & NH Wms. 2008

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