Orchids are amazing things, and at a certain point you have to wonder if they’re evidence of some kind of cosmic sense of humour.
Thanks, National Geographic:
July 17, 2007—It may look enticing, but this “female wasp” (left) is all stalk.
That’s because this temptress is actually a recently discovered hammer
orchid, a flower that has evolved to resemble the body of a female
wasp. Hapless male wasps are lured to land on—and thus pollinate—the
“All stalk”. Bwaa ha ha ha.