The beautiful Monkey Orchid is extremely rare, beautiful and precious. It is found in Ecuador, South America - Wow!

The beautiful Monkey Orchid is extremely rare, beautiful and precious. It is found in Ecuador, South America - Wow!

The Monkey orchid (Orchis simia) is a greyish pink to reddish species of the Orchis genus.  It is noted for its pungent odor, which is similar to that of feces.

The Monkey orchid (Orchis simia) is a greyish pink to reddish species of the Orchis genus. It is noted for its pungent odor, which is similar to that of feces.

One of nature's jewels that so many may never see.  The largest flower in the world was blooming in Blanco , Veracruz , Mexico .  Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs).  It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years.

One of nature's jewels that so many may never see. The largest flower in the world was blooming in Blanco , Veracruz , Mexico . Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs). It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years.

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