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
Division: Angiosperms (Flowering plants)
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