Draculids

Dracula radiosa orchid

Dracula radiosa orchid (via Wikipedia)

“Named for their fang-like petals and the blood-red hue of some species, Dracula orchids are a genus spanning Mexico to Peru and comprising 118 known species. Ninety percent of Dracula orchids are endemic, meaning they are found nowhere else in the world, and are particularly threatened by habitat loss.” (http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1024-gfrn-morgan-rainforest-trust-proposes-dracula-reserve.html)

We don’t want anything called Dracula feeling threatened. The same goes for Frankenstein’s fly-traps and Pinhead pitcher plants. Be vigilant.

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