The monkey orchird

Dracula sima

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae

Phylum: Angiosperms

Class: Mono cots

Order: Asparagales

Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Dracula

Species: D.sima

Facts

  • Only grows in the mountains of Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru
  • It grows between 1,000/2,000 meters above sea level
  • Blooms any season
  • Smells like a ripe orange
  • Prefers cold and shadowy places
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