Orchids That Look Like Something Else

A Dracula orchid that resembles a monkey face? An Anguloa orchid which looks like a baby in a blanket? Art and design magazine BoredPanda features great photos of orchids and other flowers which look like something else. From the everyday Moth Orchid to the bizarre Flying Duck Orchid, it’s obvious that Mother Nature sometimes recycles ideas. Although plants like the Bumble Bee Orchid and the Dove Orchid seem to be talented mimics, they are only trying to draw in pollinators. These spectacular designs are thanks to evolution and the diversity of the orchid family.

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One Comment on “Orchids That Look Like Something Else”

  1. hogan Says:

    Great post!
    Amazing how much the flowers really looks like a duck.