Pleurothallis Orchid (image) Aarhus University Share Print E-Mail 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 Share Print E-Mail 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.