1. Agripedia

Rare and Amazing Plants That Look Like Animals

Dimple Gupta
Dimple Gupta
Christia Vespertilionid - red butterfly wing

Mother Nature is a personification of nature that, in the guise of a mother, focuses on the life-giving and nurturing qualities of nature. Nature is filled with awe-inspiring wonders that never fail to amaze us. Every day, new species of fauna and flora are found, each with its own characteristics. 

Here is the evidence. In the world, there are around 400 000 plant species. A select subset of individuals stands out from the others due to their striking resemblance to certain animal species.  

You'll discover information on unusual plants that will astound you below: 

Dracula simia – monkey-faced orchid: It reaches a height of 1200 to 2000 meters above sea level. Dracula simia, sometimes known as monkey face orchid, grows in high-altitude regions of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. It has a scent that is similar to that of a ripe orange and is not a seasonal flower because it may bloom at any time in its native habitat. The arrangement of its spine, petals, and pink and white lip give it the appearance of a monkey's face. The underside is purple, and the pistils resemble a monkey's snout. 

Orchis Italica – naked man orchid: This orchid, sometimes known as the Italian orchid, is indigenous to the Mediterranean area of the Middle East and North Africa. It's known as the Naked Man's Orchid. 

Caleana major – the large duck orchid: Often known as the flying duck orchid, is a native of Australia that grows to about 40 cm in height and has a red-green coloration. During the spring and summer, 5 to 7 blossoms might bloom on a single branch. Its distinct appearance resembles that of a flying duck, which attracts male ducks. 

Christia vespertilionid – red butterfly wing: The crimson butterfly wing is a unique tropical flower from Southeast Asia that grows up to 60 - 120 cm tall and resembles a swarm of butterflies in flight. Despite its rarity, it is said to be rather simple to produce, albeit fresh seeds are difficult to come by. 

Like this article?

Hey! I am Dimple Gupta. Did you liked this article and have suggestions to improve this article? Mail me your suggestions and feedback.

Share your comments

Subscribe to our Newsletter. You choose the topics of your interest and we'll send you handpicked news and latest updates based on your choice.

Subscribe Newsletters