A tourist in South America couldn’t believe his eyes after stumbling across a flower resembling a monkey. Brian Shandra, 34, was traveling in Ecuador where he visited Ecuagenera – a farm which specializes in orchids.
As he wandered around he was stunned to come across the ‘dracula simia’, a flower found in the cloud forests of Peru and Ecuador. It grows at elevations 1000-2000 feet above sea level. It’s found in the forests of southeastern Ecuador and Peru.It smells like oranges. Its scientific name is Dracula simia.