Do you see a devil in this orchid?

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Named for 'el diablo' himself, a new and extremely rare orchid species reveals a wicked heart. Some people see Jesus on their toast, a man on the moon, the Virgin Mary on a wall. For scientists in Colombia who have discovered a rare new species of flower, they’ve born witness to a devil in an orchid. Found by Dr. Marta Kolanowska and Professor Dariusz Szlachetko, both with the University of Gdansk, Poland, and Dr. Ramiro Medina Trejo from Colombia, the devilish new species is comprised of a lone population of 30 orchids growing in a small patch in a south Colombian dwarf montane forest. Read More: TreeHugger

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