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Top 10 Weirdest Facts Monkey-Faced Orchid Flower

Top 10 Weirdest Facts Monkey-Faced Orchid Flower – Among a large variety of Orchids, the Dracula simia or Monkey Face Orchid is very famous. The flower looks similar to a monkey’s face which made it famous.

Monkey-faced orchids are very rare and the most popular orchid species in the world.

Top 10 Weirdest Facts Monkey-Faced Orchid Flower

Scientific Classification:

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Angiosperms (Flowering plants)
Class: Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: Dracula simia

– It’s not a fake flower and Monkey-Faced orchids exist.

– The scientific name of this flower is Dracula simia which means little dragon”.

-Mostly seen in tropical highlands of Peru and Ecuador.

– It grows at relatively high altitude areas. High humidity conditions and cool temperatures are suitable for the growth of orchid.

-Dracula simia can be challenging to cultivate in non-native environments due to its specific habitat requirements

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