Epidendrum pseudoepidendrum detail (by Daniel-CR)

epidendrum pseudoepidendrum - exotic and large orchid found in costa rica and panama in lowlands and foothills rain forests at altitudes of 400 to 1700 meters - daniel-cr

*ORCHID ~ Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza. Photograph by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot

Slipper orchid - Longwood Gardens Orchid Extravaganza Photograph by Roy Kelley using a Canon PowerShot camera. Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

These orchids look a lot like "Lady Slippers," but are actually called "Fairy Slippers"

Calypso Orchids by Joe Fierst on Capture Minnesota // Also known as the Fairy Slipper orchid - this wild orchid is tiny, easily overlooked.

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A pair of Spiral-orchids [Spiranthes sinensis], growing together, that appear like a mirror image. The sequential blooming-period [from bottom to the top] in this orchid can last longer than a month.

Sara Tree Flower I was just going to pin an orchid, how they creep me out, most of them anyway. But, I thought, no. Then I see this flower, and it creeps me out, those "tentacles" look like an alien.

Flower from the cannonball tree, aka Sara tree, Couroupita guianensis. A deciduous tree native to Central & South America, also in other countries. The tree is sacred to Hindus and is grown around Shiva temples.

Parrot flower from South America

Amazing - This is a Parrot Flower native to Thailand. It is a protected species and resembles a parrot quite vividly. This flower can not be exported from the country so this is a rare opportunity to see such an amazing sight.

Mutant Beard Orchid

Mutant Purple-Beard-Orchid - Peculiar three-lipped variant of Calochilus platychilus (Purple-beard-orchid) flowering in the Peter Murrell Reserve, Tasmania, Australia

World's first night-flowering orchid discovered in Papua New Guinea - Australian Geographic

On a remote island in Papua New Guinea, scientists have uncovered the world's only known orchid to produce flowers exclusively at night, then die by the next morning. The new orchid is dubbed Bulbophyllum nocturnum. By Australian Geographic