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Top 10 Most Unusual Flowers In The World

1. Flame Lily (Gloriosa Superba)

This unusual flowering plant is native of tropical regions of Asia and Africa and belongs to Colchicaceae family. Flame Lily usually grows as a tuberous climbing plant and produces unusual red or yellow flowers with wavy edges. It is the national flower of Zimbabwe.

2. Bee Orchid (Ophrys Apifera)

Bee Orchid comes from the Mediterranean regions and belongs to the orchid family. This perennial plant produces between one and ten flowers on each spike every summer.

3. Corpse Lily (Rafflesia Arnoldii)

This remarkable flower is the largest flower in the world. It is rare and hard to find in its habitat which are the rainforests of Bengkulu, Sumatra Island and Indonesia. Flowers emit bad smell and can be as wide as one meter wide and weigh up to 11 kilogram.

4. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)

Bird of Paradise also known as Crane Flower is another unusual flower from South Africa. The plant belongs to the Strelitziaceae family and produced unusually colorful and beautiful flowers that resemble a bird.

5. Huernia Oculata

This flowering plant belongs to the family of Apocynaceae. The plant produces small succulent stems that can be used to propagate the plant. The plant is fairly easy to grow in well-drained soil and dry climate.

6. Bleeding Heart (Lamprocapnos)

A species of flowering plant in the poppy family Papaveraceae, native to Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan. It is valued in gardens and in floristry for its heart-shaped pink and white flowers (that are poisonous). It is also known as “lady-in-a-bath”.

7. Snake’s Head (Fritillaria meleagris)

A species of flowering plant in the family Liliaceae. Its other common names include chess flower, frog-cup, guinea-hen flower, leper lily (because its shape resembled the bell once carried by lepers), Lazarus bell, checkered lily or, in northern Europe, simply fritillary.

8. Maypop Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)

A fast-growing perennial vine with climbing or trailing stems with large, intricate flowers with prominent styles and stamens. A member of the passionflower genus Passiflora. it is a common wildflower in the southern United States. Also known as purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot, and wild passion vine.

9. Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior)

A species of herbaceous perennial plant. It is an exceptionally red, waxy flower found throughout gardens in Costa Rica. The showy flowers are used in decorative arrangements while the flower buds are an important ingredient in the Nonya dish laksa. In North Sumatra, the flower buds are used for a dish called arsik ikan mas.

10. Sea Poison Tree (Barringtonia asiatica)

A species of Barringtonia, common along the coasts of the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. They have a sickly sweet smell that attracts bats and moths at night. It is grown along streets for decorative and shade purposes in some parts of India.

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