Orchids are well known for their extraordinarily diverse colors and appearances, which can often resemble a wide array of other objects or animals.

17 Flowers Masterfully Disguised As Something Else

Parrot flower from South America

Amazing - This is a Parrot Flower native to Thailand. It is a protected species and resembles a parrot quite vividly. This flower can not be exported from the country so this is a rare opportunity to see such an amazing sight.

Masdevallia limax "The Slug-Like Masdevallia" | Family: Orchidaceae. Found in southwestern Ecuador at altitudes of 1400 to 2400 meters.  It is a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte.

Masdevallia limax, found in southwestern Ecuador. It is a miniature-sized, cold-growing epiphyte.

(Peristeria Elata) Holy Ghost Orchid

Flowers You Won’t Believe Actually Exist - Angel Orchids (Habenaria Grandifloriformis) (=)


~Corpse Flower, the largest flower in the world was blossoming in Blanco, Veracruz, Mexico. 2 meters high and weighing 75 kilos, it has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years. and smells of rotting flesh .

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Queen's Tears - the color is unbelievable! It is a bromeliad, billbergia nutans known as a friendship plant (give its babies away). From Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay & Argentina. Makes a great house plant.

Found out what this beautiful plant is and where it came from...Medinilla magnifica Plant Medinilla magnifica is a species in the genus Medinilla native to the Philippines. This species of Medinilla is more commonly known as the Philippine Orchid, and it is an epiphyte. via Wikipedia

Medinilla magnifica (commonly known as the Malaysian Orchid) evergreen shrub native to the Philippines. Zone part or bright shade, ft high commonly ft high and used as a hedge in native areas), ft wide

Fuchsia bud up close.  Photo: Lord V, via Flickr

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༻❁༺ ❤️ ༻❁༺ Bee Orchid (Fly Orchid) This is a hybrid between Ophrys Apifera and Ophrys Insectifera.

This incredible orchid is called – can you guess? – the Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera). It resembles a female bumblebee visiting a pink flower to attract the attention of male bees.

Wrightia Coccinea... ( Photo de la page du groupe : Des fruits & des fleurs du MONDE )

Wrightia coccinea [Family: Apocynaceae - the Dogbane family], native to tropical Africa, Asia and Australia