3 October 2012 at 10:26 pm
ah, Timothia burtoni
3 October 2012 at 10:55 pm
It’s an orchid, isn’t it?
3 October 2012 at 11:13 pm
Yeah, that’s what I was thinking, orchids.
3 October 2012 at 11:28 pm
So, what does this thing look like in the ultraviolet spectrum?
3 October 2012 at 11:29 pm
Lovely and seasonally appropriate.
Here is a good article on vampire orchids.
I love the latin name Vampira dracula.
4 October 2012 at 2:52 am
4 October 2012 at 8:24 am
Feed me, Seymour!
4 October 2012 at 9:22 am
4 October 2012 at 11:11 am
@Tethys, you have it backwards: the genus name is Dracula
4 October 2012 at 11:59 am
Indeed Stanton, you are correct.
Multitasking does not lead to accuracy.
4 October 2012 at 6:50 pm
PZ, you found a more difficult one to track down this time, and provided no source whatsoever! However, this image appears to come originally from fotolog.com user neavinth: