Pleurothallis Orchid (image) Aarhus University Caption This is the Pleurothallis orchid from the cloud forest in the Andes, Peru. Many orchids in this genus are very rare, and are only known from a few places in the Andes, Central America or the area around Rio de Janeiro. Climate change can have a major impact on species such as these. Credit Photo: Benjamin Blonder Usage Restrictions Only in relation to this press release Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.