Monday, September 25, 2023

Top 10 Rare Flowers in the World

1. Corpse Flower

Corpse FlowerCorpse Flower’s scientific name is Amorphophallus titanum. Its kingdom is Plantae. Its family is Araceae. The Corpse Flower is an aromatic plant that blooms for a concise period. The smell of this flower resembles a decaying corpse and rotten meat. This flower takes around seven years to blossom, and some buds take a decade. The energy of this plant is stored in the corm. The corm is a swollen stem having, weighed about forty-five kilograms. This flower can increase the temperature up to ninety-eight degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Jade Vine

Jade VineIts scientific name is Strongylodon macrobotrys, and its local name is Tayabak. Jade vine is a member of the Fabaceae family. These unusual glancing flowers are also called the “emerald vine.” These flowers have a very pretty greenish-turquoise color. These species can be retrieved only in wild forests. The flower has a broad spectrum ranging from mint green to blue-green colors. It is considered one of the rarest flower species as it maintains difficulty in proportion. Jade Vine amasses drop in natural pollinators. Bats and birds pollinate Jade Vine.

3. Parrot’s beak

Parrot's beakParrot’s beak has the scientific name Lotus berthelotii. This flower is also known as the pelican beak, coral gem, and Lotus vine flower. Its family is Fabaceae. Parrot’s beak behaves as a trailing plant and ground cover. This species has been adapted for bird pollination. It is an ornamental plant with red flowers and silver foliage-type needles. This bloomed flower has long and beautiful stems. This flower is nurtured in the horticulture trade. This flower has been conferred with the Royal Horticultural Society’s Award of Garden Merit.

4. You Polo

You PoloYou Polo flowers originated in China. It is found in different areas of China, such as Korea, the US, and Taiwan. These flowers are also known as the Udumbara Flower. Your Polo seems fragile and elegant. These flowers are also called Miniature flowers. These tiny blossoms took about 3,000 years. Botanist is still researching whether it is moss or fungus. The flowers bring sweet-fragrance effervescence. Your Polo blossoms are not bigger than 1mm. According to Buddhist Scriptures, these flowers exemplify immortality.



5. Ghost Orchid

Ghost OrchidGhost Orchid has the scientific name Dendrophylax lindenii. It is also known as palm Polly and white frog orchid. The ghost orchid is also called Epipogium aphyllumThese Ghost Orchids are found in Florida and Cuba’s marshy forests. These flowers’ vault cushy white petals and the peculiar contour of this flower is the reason for its name. This flower is one of the rarest as it needs a particular fungus to survive. Ghost Orchid is intolerant to water with dissolved salts. Its roots act like leaves. This flower resembles as they are floating in the forest. The fragrance of this flower is tiny, like apples. These flowers bloom in late June and August.

6. Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower has a scientific name Tacca chantrieri. Its family is Dioscoreaceae, and its kingdom is Plantae. These flowers grow naturally in tropical jungles in Asia. These have black blossoms and shape similar to a bat. Its long whiskers can grow up to   They can be found in south-east Asian countries. The roots of these Black Bat flowers are used for medicinal purposes. The petals of these flowers look pretty similar to Bats. Black Bat Flower desires sunlight and strengthens the outside temperature above sixty degrees Fahrenheit. These flowers grow in areas having high humidity. We must protect Black Bat Flower from direct sunlight, wind, and temperature.

7. Rafflesia Arnoldii

Rafflesia ArnoldiiIt is one of the national flowers of Indonesia. It was deemed the national ‘rare’ flower around 1993. These flowers are generally found in the islands of Indonesia and low-lying rainforests. It has white dots the enormous petals that are five in number. It has a stinky aroma that attracts flies resulting in pollination. It produces the strong smell of decaying flesh. This flower is unisexual, and that makes it challenging to perform pollination.

8. Attenborough’s Pitcher Plant

Attenborough’s Pitcher PlantIt is also named by its scientific name “Nepenthes Attenborough.” These flowers originate in the Philippines’ deep rain jungles. It is also known as “Nepenthes Attenborough.”These flowers have hindered seed accessibility as well as expansion. It has a structure similar to a pitcher, which helps it consume and entice its target without complications. This rare species is scrutinized as Critically Endangered by the World Conservation Union (IUCN) due to its limited percentage and the danger presented by plant poachers.

9. Chocolate Cosmos

Chocolate CosmosIts scientific name is Cosmos atrosanguineus. This flower is among the most precious blossoms in the world. This blossom belongs to the Asteraceae family. It has emanated from Mexico. This species is tough to grow, procreate and nurture. The captivating part of this flower is its petals. The petal’s color ranges from red to dark brown, producing similar color to Chocolate. These flowers blossom in late summer, producing fragrances similar to chocolate. The aromas of cocoa boost the beauty of these flowers.

10. Middlemist red

Middlemist red

Middlemist red originated in China. It was brought to London from China by Botanist John Middlemist in 1804. It is also known as Camellia. Only two samples of this species are known to us. This flower can be traced only in two locations: a UK greenhouse and a New Zealand garden. Its appearance is similar to the pink rose, centered around the greenish foliage which grows on this flower upgrading its elegance.

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Akhil Bhadwal
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Creating and curating content for 7+ years now. I've worked for different organizations on various capacities and dealt with a wide range of content that includes both tech and non-tech.

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