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7 Most Beautiful But Strange Flowers In The World

Beauty comes in any shape, size, color, and formation be it in living things or non-living. Flowers are the best-fitting example in this regard. They remind us about the endless imagination and massive power of the Almighty. Whether big or small, light, dark, or bright, blossoms have mesmerised humans since time immemorial. Their beauty and unique creation make us wonder whether they really exist or are straight from some fairy tales. Here are such 7 most beautiful but strange flowers that will make you bow to the God.

Snapdragon Flower

This beautiful but strange flower is originally from the Mediterranean regions but is also grown in the high terrains of Europe, North Africa, and America. It is typically called snapdragon or dragon flower because of its shape and reaction it gives after squeezing it. When looked closely, one can easily relate it to a dragon's face bearing a pointed snout. It opens and closes its mouth gently when squeezed from both the sides. Another strange thing about this beautiful flower is the skull-shape of its seed pots when the petals fall off.

Bat Flower

If an example of beauty in a cluster is to be seen, then the bat flower is one you shouldn't miss. This is the largest, strange, and beautiful flower of the world. It grows in a cluster with deep purple petals that resemble a bat's face. Its long filaments match exactly with that of bat's whiskers. It is usually grown in Southern Asia and blooms indoors and outdoors under shade.

Darwin's Slippers

If you haven't seen aliens closely, these petite flowers will fulfill your desire. For the upper part of these flowers looks exactly like an alien. They resemble a smiling alien. No wonder, they are also referred as “happy-alien.” They also bear a white band on the front lower part that attracts birds for pollination. Found in orange-yellow and deep maroon color, these flowers are usually grown in South America.

Monkey Orchid

The monkey orchid is of Dracula Simia genus, which grows only in the deepest forest of the Ecuador and Peru at a height of 1000 to 2000 meters. They got this name because of the strange arrangement on the inner side of their petals that resembles a monkey's face, precisely a baboon. The two dots form eyes of the monkey, the dark-brown lower part represents chin, and the slopping lines form the monkey's whisker.

Bee Orchid

It's in human nature to imitate. But when you see this in nature, it feels strange. Looking at these flowers will make you feel that the nature has copied a bee structure to shape them. Perhaps, God must have taken a clue to form this flower from the insect-pollinators. The way it blooms and takes a bee's shape is quite interesting. It is made of many small flowers, and its three pink petals look like the wings of bees. Plus, a huge labellum and two tepals on the inner side form the antennae of a bee.

Flying Duck Orchid

Want to see how a duck looks when flying? You should see this flower then. This tiny and reddish-brown flower exactly appears like a flying duck. The beak of the duck is formed by the labellum. The two petals on the top looks as if the duck has opened its wings to fly. These tiny flowers are found in South Australia, Tasmania, and Queensland.

Bleeding Heart

This flower bears huge heart-shaped petals with a white droplet at the bottom giving an impression that a heart is bleeding. It sticks to its stem with the help of a small stalk. Its petals are in bright fuchsia color. When the flower is fully grown, its outer petals are opened up with a protrusion of white parts that appear as tears. The bleeding heart flower is found in China, Korea, Japan, and Siberia.

There are hundreds more beautiful and strange flowers God has created for humans. Some bloom in a shape of a dancing girl, while others in laughing bumble bees. If you want to see these seven beautiful but strange flowers closely, contact Blooms Only, Pune. They can source these flowers from any part of the world for you.