14 Unusuаl orchids that look like something else


We live in an absolutely amazing world. Its flora and fauna are so diverse that probably a whole life will not be enough to see all their spices.

Among all this wealth, flowers take special place. After all, in order to attract insects and birds for pollination, you need to be very creative. That’s where Nature did its best! Just look at these orchids: they are so unusual that sometimes it is hard to believe they are the flowers!

Monkey Orchid

Photo: By Kilitz Photography (Dracula gigas) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

Butterfly Orchid

Photo: pxhere.com (CC0 Public Domain)

 

Nаkеd Mаn Orchid

Photo: Habib Ullah Afridi/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/)

 

Hot Lips Orchid

Dancing Girls Orchid

Impatiens bequaertii

 

Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid

Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid (Ophrys bomybliflora)

 

Swaddled Babies Orchid

Anguloa uniflora

 

Parrot Orchid

Impatiens psittacina เทียนนกแก้ว

 

Can you spot a tiger?

Phalaenopsis

This calceolaria uniflora looks like a happy alien…

Photo: By Butterfly voyages serge Ouachée (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Holy Spirit Orchid

Peristeria elata

 

Ballerina Orchid

Ballerina Orchid

 

Egret Orchid

サギソウ Habenaria radiata

 

Dart Vader Orchid

Darth Vader (Aristolochia Salvadorensis) - 17 Flowers That Look Like Something Else

Preview: Habib Ullah Afridi/flickr (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/),
By When on Earth [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons


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