Odontocidium Wild Willie ‘Pacific Bingo’ (Odm. reichenheimii x Onc. Wildwood) Odontocidium, abbreviated as Odcdm. in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus comprising intergeneric hybrids of the two orchid genera Odontoglossum and Oncidium (Odm. x Onc.). Many orchids formerly classified as Colmanara have been reclassified as Odontocidium by the American Orchid Society.
This one is blooming at the Fairchild’s botanical garden right now.
Odontocidium is a hybrid genus of orchids. This artificial genus was created by breeders by crossing orchids from the genus Oncidium with orchids from the genus Odontoglossum. Breeders of orchids have long taken advantage of the ability of orchid species to freely pollinate and cross with each other to produce thousands of new orchid genera, species and varieties.
Oncidium laeve (Lindl.) Beer [as Odontoglossum laeve Lindl.] Bateman, J., A monograph of Odontoglossum, t. 16 (1874) [W.H. Fitch]