17 flowers that actually look like something completely different

Flowers are the reproductive organs of plants, and exist for one main purpose – to attract pollinators such as insects or birds.

But plants can be amazingly deceptive – some are able to mimic the smell of insects to attract them.

Flowers, can also, clearly, appear in a myriad of different and incredibly impressive shapes, colors and size – and at times, the combination of these look strangely similar to other things.

Just check out the 17 amazing flowers below which look incredibly similar to other things – from monkeys, to birds, to well… women’s private parts!

1. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula Simia)

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Pretty awesome, isn’t it?

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2. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)

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3. Naked Man Orchid (Orchis Italica)

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Cute little men 🙂

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4. Hooker’s Lips (Psychotria Elata)

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5. Dancing Girls (Impatiens Bequaertii)

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6. Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid (Ophrys bomybliflora)

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7. Swaddled Babies (Anguloa Uniflora)

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8. Parrot Flower (Impatiens Psittacina)

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9. Snap Dragon Seed Pod (Antirrhinum)

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10. Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana Major)

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11. Happy Alien (Calceolaria Uniflora)

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12. Orchid That Looks Like A Ballerina

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13. White Egret Orchid (Habenaria Radiata)

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14. Dove Orchid Or Holy Ghost Orchid (Peristeria Elata)

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15. Darth Vader (Aristolochia Salvadorensis)

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Quite similar, right?

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17. And this final one: what you’re looking at is actually just a close-up of wheat

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Isn’t nature just incredibly fascinating?

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