Flower trivia: flowers that look like bees

Bee orchid is also a orchid family. Its appearance is like a small bee. It grows mainly in…

Bee orchid is also a orchid family. Its appearance is like a small bee. It grows mainly in autumn. All its leaves will have different shapes.


If you think that the name of the orchid is just because it looks like a bee, then you are wrong. The name is also given because bees are their main pollinators. Bee orchids need to form a symbiotic relationship with a certain type of fungus in order to grow smoothly, resulting in extremely difficult transplantation. Their color and appearance mimic female bees, and their scent is similar in order to attract males and speed up the pollination process.

Flower trivia: flowers that look like bees
Flower trivia: flowers that look like bees

Mainly distributed in China’s Taiwan, Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan and other places (all provinces south of the 28th latitude north). Bee orchids grow on tree trunks or stone walls near creeks at an altitude of 300 to 1600 meters. Most of the phalaenopsis grows on the mountain rocks, and some are attached to large branches.

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