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Dracula simia, commonly known as the "Monkey Orchid" or "Dracula Monkey," is a remarkable species of orchid native to the cloud forests of Ecuador and Peru. Its name derives from its striking resemblance to the face of a monkey, with its petals resembling the furry visage of a primate. The flower's unique appearance, characterized by a prominent nose-like structure and dark, beady eyes, has captured the fascination of botanists and enthusiasts alike. Growing in cool, moist environments at high elevations, Dracula simia thrives in the shade of dense vegetation, where its delicate blooms emerge from thin stems amidst moss-covered branches. Despite its intriguing appearance, this species faces threats from habitat loss and illegal collection, highlighting the importance of conservation efforts to preserve the biodiversity of its native habitats.