Dracula gigas

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Dracula gigas
Dracula gigas Orchi 21.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Asparagales
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
Subtribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Dracula
Species: D. gigas
Binomial name
Dracula gigas
(Luer & Andreetta) Luer
Synonyms[1]

Dracula gigas is a species of orchid. It is sometimes called the monkey orchid because it resembles the face of a monkey. This common name is shared with Orchis simia

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