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"Rafflesia", a parasitic plant native to the rain forest. With no roots, stems, or leaves, they live off the vine that hosts them. All species are endangered or threatened.

Rafflesia Arnoldii, the world’s largest flower. Diameter of about one meter and weighing up to ten kilograms. It's rare & not easily located, growing once a year, blooming for 5 days. Found in Indonesian rain forests of southeastern Asia and Philippines.

las fotos mas alucinantes Más

las fotos mas alucinantes Más

Marasmius Rotula is a common species of Agaric fungus in the family Marasmiaceae. Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere, it is commonly known variously as the Pinwheel Mushroom, the Pinwheel Marasmius, the Little Wheel, the Collared Parachute, or the Horse Hair Fungus. The type species of the genus Marasmius, M. rotula was first described scientifically in 1772 by mycologist Giovanni Antonio Scopoli and assigned its current name in 1838 by Elias Fries.

Marasmius Rotula is a common species of Agaric fungus in the family Marasmiaceae. Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.

the pitcher plant - looks like a butterfly!

the pitcher plant - looks like a butterfly! PHOTOSHOP -- Luna Moth wings added to Pitcher Plant

Herrania sp  exquisite photo of nature's elegance, subtle impactful colours & grace!

An entry from Emilialua

Herrania sp, Sterculiaceae ~ the Wild Cocoa plant. It's a prime example of the botanical term 'Cauliflory', where the tree wastes no energy producing branches, but shoots the flowers out of its trunk.

The Dragon’s Skull: The Macabre Appearance of Snapdragon Seed Pods ~ Kuriositas

The skull-shaped Snapdragon Flower Dragon(Antirrhinum majus) seed pod. The Antirrhinum, commonly known as the snapdragon has been a popular garden plant for many years. Also known as the dragon flower, its common name derives from the resemblance of the f

Star flowers

≫∙ A tear is made of water and feelings. Perhaps that's the reason why this picture moves us deeply. "Tears of star", by Hitoshi Ozaki ➳

Traveller's Tree - Ravenala madagascariensis - This species of plant from Madagascar, of the family Strelitziaceae, is not a true palm. It is closely related to the southern African genus Strelitzia and the South American genus Phenakospermum. Its fans tend to grow in a north-south line, creating a crude compass

Ravenala madagascariensis, commonly known as Traveller's Tree or Traveller's Palm, is a species of plant from Madagascar. It is not a true palm (family Arecaceae) but a member of the bird-of-paradise family, Strelitziaceae.

The largest flower in the world, this parasitic plant can bloom over three feet tall. Despite its alluring appearance, the plant exudes a pungent smell and has no leaves, stems or roots. The large center can hold six to seven quarts of water.

Six Of The World’s Strangest Plants

Rafflesia Arnoldii, the world’s largest flower. Diameter of about one meter and weighing up to ten kilograms. It's rare & not easily located, growing once a year, blooming for 5 days. Found in Indonesian rain forests of southeastern Asia and Philippines.

Corpse Flower- The world's largest flower is also one of the world's worst-smelling flowers. It is native to Borneo and has a life span of 40 years but blooms only a few times. It emits a smell similar to rotten eggs or a dead animal.

amorphophallus titanum Popularly known as the “corpse flower,” is the world’s biggest and worst smelling flower.

Pelican Flower (Aristolochia grandiflora) These flowers are almost beautiful in their strangeness, with big inflated chambers instead of petals and intricate, colorful patterns of veins. But don’t get too close, or you won’t be able to get the dead mouse smell out of your nose for hours.

[Aristolochia grandiflora, the pelican flower, is a deciduous vine with one of the world's largest flowers that emits an odor that smells like rotting meat, attracting flies.

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