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Weird & Unusual: The Jellyfish Tree


**Click on image to see larger version and to learn more about this plant!** Just one look at the flowers and you will understand why the Medusagyne oppositifolia is nicknamed the Jellyfish Tree. This extremely rare and endangered tree produces … Continue reading

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The Orchid that Looks like a Bee!


I spy with my little eye a bee on a flower. Or do I? Upon a second glance, that’s not a bee at all! It’s a bee orchid, a type of orchid that looks like a bee resting on a … Continue reading

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Weird & Wacky! The Hooker’s Lips Plant!


Nope. Those aren’t Mick Jagger’s lips Photoshopped onto a plant. Believe it or not, this is a real plant affectionately called Hooker’s Lips for the flowers that look like large, luscious red lips. Known scientifically as Psychotria elata, these low-growing … Continue reading

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Foul Smelling Flowers


Don’t stop and smell these flowers! Plug your nose! These are foul-smelling, vomit-inducing flowers that you don’t want to get too close to. The Voodoo Lily (Dracunculus vulgaris) It’s a beautiful pink flower but don’t let its good looks fool … Continue reading

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