Top 10 Weirdest Flowers in the world

There are many wonderful flowers in this world, some of them are rather weird and strange, have their own characteristics and making them appear more special than others.

Check out our list of most weirdest and bizarre flowers in the planet.

10. Psychotria Elatra 

Psychotria Elatra commonly known as Hooker Lips is native to the tropical rain forests of Central and South American countries. Psychotria Elatra have evolved into a form like this with very interesting petals coloration is to attract pollinators. Psychotria Elatra been threatened with extinction due to uncontrolled massive deforestation.

By Andreas Kay
By Katja Schulz

9. Orchis Simia 

Orchis Simia gets its common name from its lobed lip which resemble the general shape of a monkey's body. Orchis Simia range is Europe, Russia, Asia Minor,the Mediterranean and Iran.

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By Björn S...

8. Drosera Capensis 

Drosera Capensis also called Cape sundew, is a carnivorous plant native to the Cape region of South Africa. Drosera Capensis can produces strap-like leaves covered in brightly pink coloured tentacles which secrete a glistening clear fluid that traps insects. When insects are first trapped, the leaves roll lengthwise toward the center. This aids digestion by producing more digestive glands in contact with the caught prey with completion in thirty minutes.

By Aaron Carlson
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By Aaron Carlson

7. Dracunculus Vulgaris 

Dracunculus vulgaris is native to the East Mediterranean. It has flowers that can reach 1 to 1.5 metres and has a very unpleasant smell reminiscent of rotting meat to attract flies as pollinators. Various names for this flower and its close relatives include the Dragon Arum, the Black Arum, the Voodoo Lily, the Stink Lily, the Black Dragon, the Snake Lily, the Black Lily, Dragonwort, and Ragons. In Greece, this plant is called Drakondia.

By P.Pickaert
By Meneerke bloem

6. Tacca Chantrieri 

Tacca Chantrieri or Black bat flower grow wild in the tropical forest in Yunnan Province, China. They can get as tall as 36 inches, the flowers are up to 12 inches across, and have long 'whiskers' that can grow up to 28 inches. Taccas Chantrieri have beautiful green foliage and one of the most stunning tropical flower.

By J Brew
By Drew Avery

5. Dracula sp

Dracula orchid or "monkey orchid", is an orchid found in Ecuador forest, between 1.000 and 2.000 metres altitude. Besides its striking the appearance, the flower are fragrant with the scent like an orange. Dracula Simia has reddish-brown flowers with long tail and ribbed lip.

By Eric Hunt
By dogtooth77
By Orchi

4. Huernia zebrina 

Huernia Zebrina has a wide distribution being found in Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, and the Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Provinces of South Africa. The flowers are five-lobed, usually somewhat more funnel or bell-shaped, whitish or yellowish with red or purplish spots and lines. Flowers size is anything up to 8.5 cm in diameter. To pollinate, the flowers attract flies by emitting a scent similar to that of rotting meat.

By David Midgley
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3. Hydnora Africana 

Hydnora africana is a parasitic plant native to southern Africa. The plant grows below the ground, except for a fleshy flower that push through the ground and emits a bizzare odor to attract beetles as its natural pollinator. Hydnora Africana flowers variable in size from 5-25 cm.

By Martin Heigan
By Derek Keats

2. Amorphophallus Titanum 

Amorphophallus Titanum is a flower with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world. It is a giant among plants, and the flowering structure can reaches 3 metres above the ground. Amorphophallus Titanum is endemic to western Sumatra, Indonesia. "Corpse flower" is the nickname of this flower given by local peoples.

By Luke Mackin
By Luke Mackin

1. Rafflesia Arnoldii 

Rafflesia Arnoldii is the individual flower with largest bloom in the world. The habitat of this rare flower is in the rainforests of Indonesia. When in bloom, the Rafflesia emits a very strong and horrible odor, similar to that of carrion. The scent attracts insects that pollinate the plant. Rafflesia Arnoldii can grow to be 3 feet large and weigh up to 15 pounds.

Rafflesia Arnoldii by Rendra Regen Rais

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