The flowers below will make you overwhelmed because of their strange and rare shapes.
Flowers have long been considered a symbol of the beauty of nature. Besides the beautiful flowers praised by people, the wonderful nature still creates unique and strange flowers. For some flowers, their distinctive shape is meant to “invite” pollinators while killing parasites or “dispelling” other poor pollinators. Many flowers are pollinated by bees, while others “welcome” hummingbirds or insects.
The giant corpse flower is the largest flower on Earth. The scent of this flower resembles the smell of rotten meat, attracting the dead flies that pollinate them. They mainly grow in the region of Sumatra (Indonesia).The largest flower plant ever recorded weighs up to 91kg and is up to 3.1m tall.
Sea sesame buds when fully bloomed have the shape like a cheering flower. This flower grows commonly along the coasts of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. They have a sweet scent that is attractive to bats and moths.
Heart flowers have the English name “bleeding heart” because they have the shape of a broken heart bleeding. The origin of this flower is associated with many legends about tragic love stories. If you look closely, you will see that the flowers are like hearts shimmering in the sun, but if you look closely you will see that the flower is like a broken heart dripping with blood.
Blue tiger claw flower is native to the rainforests of the Philippines, The tree has a large, woody stem that lives for many years, often grown in the form of vines on a trellis. Its inflorescences can grow up to 3m long. The main color of the flower is jade, but according to experienced flower growers, the color of this flower has a certain variation in a day. Specifically, in the morning, the marble flower is blue, at noon it turns blue, and in the afternoon, it turns green.
The corpse flower is considered the largest unisexual flower in the world. Unfortunately they smell of rotten meat. This flower can grow up to 1m wide without leaves or stems. They only grow on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo in Southeast Asia where altitudes reach more than 1000m above sea level.
The pitcher flower is also known as the bait-catcher flower, the fly-catcher flower. They are a carnivorous plant native to the tropics. Inside they contain sweet nectar that attracts insects, even rodents and small birds.
Water hyacinth also belongs to the family of flycatchers. Instead of petals, this flower is flat in shape and has sticky feathers with glittering beads on top that make them resemble fireworks. Their dew-like sparkle in the sun helps them attract and trap insects.
Don’t let this cute white bunny look fool you. In fact, rabbit ears are carnivorous plants. They are often referred to as ‘deadly rabbits’ because they trap and eat microscopic insects.
The bat-faced flower is shaped like a ferocious bat, native to Mexico. They have extremely prominent colors of red and purple, also known as rabbit ears, cigar flowers. This flower is resistant to harsh weather conditions, drought tolerant, high temperature resistant, its color is very attractive to hummingbirds, bees and butterflies.
The sea holly flowers have dark green petals and silver sepals. They grow on the beaches and dunes of the English coast. Few flowers can match their unique icy hues.
Discovered in southeastern Ecuador and the Peruvian border, this unique monkey-faced flower has the scientific name Orchis simia. The structure of the petals with sepals, petals, and black petals interspersed to form a monkey, or to be more precise, a baboon. It was discovered that each petal has an aroma similar to that of a ripe orange.
Black bat flower is one of the rare plants in tropical Southeast Asia. This black bat-like flower is also known as devil flower, lobster beard flower, black cat flower, all of which are horror names.
The parrot beak is considered completely extinct in the wild, although some believe it still exists. Experiments have been carried out to pollinate flowers and plant them in the wild, but very few of these experiments have been successful. Therefore, parrot beak flowers are only raised and propagated in laboratories.
Parrot flowers have an extremely rare fragrance, only found in Thailand, Manipur, India. It is classified as an endangered flower and is absolutely not allowed out of the country.
This world’s ugliest and loneliest tree has the Vietnamese name Bach Lan or Gam Angola. Bach Lan impresses with its tattered, withered appearance as if it is slowly dying. Found on a stretch of land in the Namibian desert, it is thought to be left over from the Jurassic period, and has barely evolved since 140 million years ago.
This skull-shaped flower has a very strange feature that when fresh, they are very beautiful and colorful, but when dry, they are like a human skull. They are commonly found in Europe and North Africa.
These flowers are called flying duck orchids because they look like ducks preparing to fly. They are found mainly in Australia. Their special shape makes them easy to pollinate.
The Italica orchid is a plant native to the Mediterranean region, often growing in nutrient-poor soils. Due to the rather special shape of the petals, they are also known as “naked man orchid” (naked man orchid).