This little lovely is Comparettia falcata, an epiphytic orchid native to the warmer parts of the Western Hemisphere, including Mexico, Central America, the West Indies and South America. It has long been assumed that the Comparettia were largely hummingbird pollinated, but this is based on mere speculation, a single bird, and one embarrassing case of mistaken identity. In reality, Comparettia are more likely to rely on butterflies for their reproductive needs. This is just one of the amazing orchid stories you are going to hear on tomorrow's episode of the In Defense of Plants Podcast. Subscribe and check it out!