10 Weird Flowers, Looking Nothing Like Flowers

Date May 18, 2018

Nature is always full of surprises and some of them are hilarious. Some of its creations don’t look like themselves at all. Well, they don’t look like anything we expect them to be, based on our conventional perception.

For example, there are flowers that look like anything – people, animals, space aliens, but not flowers.

Look at them!

1. This orchid Calceolaria uniflora Lam resembles a space alien, visiting Earth with greetings.

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2. The amazing «flying» orchid Habenaria Radiata looks as if it is about to take off to the sky.

3. Elegant colorful «ducklings» are resting on a sprig of the orchid Caleana Major.

4. The magnificent orchid Peristeria Elata seems to be harboring a tiny dove in its leaves.

5. The orchid Habenaria Grandifloriformis must be somewhat of a relation to angels.

6. The orchid Impatiens Psittacina is called the “parrot flower” for its resemblance is uncanny.

7. The orchid Ophrys bomybliflora and a “bumblebee” seemingly sitting on it prove that there is only a thin line between flora and fauna.

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8. Psychotria Elata with its alluring red “lips” is ready to reward everybody with a kiss.

9. Dracula Simia – a monkey of a flower! By the way, florists don’t call it anything else among each other.

10. Have you seen naked men dancing on the Orchis Italica. They seem to be having fun.

Have you seen anything like it in nature? Perhaps, your friends will know something of this sort. Share this post with them, help them remember.