While in San Francisco I had a chance to spend a little time at the conservatory at the golden gate park. one of its prized orchids is the dracula orchid. I am having fun playing with that new technique I learned a few days ago and took the blah picture (took with point and shoot zoomed in as much as possible) and came up with this:
per wikipedia : The strange name Dracula, literally means "little dragon", referring to the strange aspect of the two long spurs of the sepals.
for more information on this flower: http://www.draculaspecies.com/