Hymenopus coronatus (known as orchid mantis) is from Malaysia, Indonesian & Sumatran rain forests. These mantises thrive in humid, warm areas of south Asian rain forests. These can be found on papaya trees, orchids, or frangipani trees w/flowers.
Clever praying mantis disguised as an orchid. That insectoid flower (or floral insect) is an orchid mantis (Hymenopus coronatus). Like all mantids, it is predatory. Don't let that pink fool you; the orchid mantis will eat any small bugs within its reach.
Young Orchid Mantis ~ Hymenopus Coronatus, also called H. bicolors, is a mantis from the rain forests of Southeast Asia. It is known by various common names including walking flower mantis and ( pink) orchid mantises from their resemblance and behavior.