17 Unusual 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!
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Nаkеd Mаn Orchid
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Hot Lips Orchid
Dancing Girls Orchid
Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid
Swaddled Babies Orchid
Snap Dragon seeds pods
Flying Duck Orchid
Can you spot a tiger?
This calceolaria uniflora looks like a happy alien…
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Flowers of Habenaria Grandifloriformis resemble tiny angels
Holy Spirit Orchid
Dart Vader Orchid
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By When on Earth [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons