Orchid-Mimicry: Dracula saulii from Colombia

Dracula saulii from Colombia- (The Mimicry Orchid) mirrors a simian face in it’s petals. This remarkable orchid grows in cloud forests on the side of mountains, at elevations of between and feet above sea level.

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An endangered genus, the Drakaea orchid is often referred to as the “hammer orchid” for its unique shape and movement

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The beauty of Monkey Orchid

It’s quite strange when we hear about an orchid with monkey face. The monkey orchid is usually hidden in the altitude of nearly meters in the jungle of Ecuador and Southeast Peru.

Orquídea feliz!!                                                                                                                                                                                 Más

A Whimsical orchid flower with a parrots eyes is the subject of an art quilt by Barbara Barrick McKie

The "Grand Champion of Show" went to the gorgeous Paph micranthum var eburneum. Description from forum.theorchidsource.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The "Grand Champion of Show" went to the gorgeous Paph micranthum var eburneum. Description from forum.

Don’t feed the monkey orchids Wandering through the cloud forests of Ecuador and Peru could provide a healthy shock if you happen upon a cluster of the very rare Monkey Orchid (Dracula simian), which...

Don’t feed the monkey orchids Wandering through the cloud forests of Ecuador and Peru could provide a healthy shock if you happen upon a cluster of the very rare Monkey Orchid (Dracula simian)

The beautiful Monkey Orchid is extremely rare, beautiful and precious. It is found in Ecuador, South America

The Enchanting Dracula Orchid looks like a monkey :: Dracula venefica; Flowers Winter to Spring producing blooms, successively. Found in Colombia.

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Organized by : OSM ( Orchid Society of Malaysia) Date : 23 rd November 2012 - 2 nd November 2012 Time .

Ophrys apulica - Photo courtesy of T. H. Pain and the Orchids of France and Europe    ..z

Ophrys apulica - Photo courtesy of T. Pain and the Orchids of France and Europe .

Dracula saulii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula. And these two look like a pair of monkeys...!

Saul's Dracula Orchid - Dracula saulii an epiphytic orchid in the genus Dracula. And these two look like a pair of monkeys!

Wow! What big eyes?

orchid - Paphiopedilum micranthum This is a Slipper orchid of the species Paphiopedilum micranthum (Asparagales - Orchidaceae), which due to the angle of the photo resembles a strange humanoid face.

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