22 Extraordinary And Unique Flowers That Totally Forgot How To Be Flowers

Flowers are nature’s most beautiful gift to mankind. They are all around us, blooming in glory and brightening up our days with happiness and joy. But have you ever come across flowers that look like something else all together? Flowers that forgot how to be flowers. Here’s presenting a collection of the most unusual and rare flowers you can find in the world that will leave you start struck! Beauty at its best!

1. The Naked Man Orchid

1a. Naked Man Orchid ( Orchis Italica)1


1b. Naked Man Orchid ( Orchis Italica)2


1c. Naked Man Orchid ( Orchis Italica)3


Scientific Name –  Orchis Italica; Location –  Native to the Meditterenian.

2. Hooker’s Lips

2. Hooker’s Lips (Psychotria Elata)


Scientific Name – Psychotria Elata; Location – Grows in the Central and South American tropical forests.

3. The Snap Dragon Seed Pod

3. Snap Dragon Seed Pod (Antirrhinum)


Scientific Name   Antirrhinum; Location –  Native to rocky areas of Europe, the United States, and North Africa.

4. The Darth Vader Flower

4a. Darth Vader (Aristolochia Salvadorensis)1


4b. Darth Vader (Aristolochia Salvadorensis)2


4c. Darth Vader (Aristolochia Salvadorensis)3


Scientific Name – Aristolochia Salvadorensis; Location – Widespread across diverse climates

5. Dancing Girls

5. Dancing Girls (Impatiens Bequaertii)1


Scientific Name – Impatiens Bequaertii; Location –  Rainforests of East Africa

6. The Bird of Paradise

6a. Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)2


Scientific Name – Strelitzia reginae; Location – Indigenous to South Africa.

7. The Ice Cream Tulip

7. Ice Cream Tulips


8. The Moth Orchid

8a. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)1


8b. Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis)2


Scientific Name –  Phalaenopsis; Location –  Southern China, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, the Bismark Archipelago, and Queensland.

9. The Flame Lily

9a. Flame Lily (Gloriosa Superba)


9b. Flame Lily (Gloriosa Superba)2


Scientific Name – Gloriosa Superba; Location –  Native to much of Africa and Asia.

10. The Bat Flower

10a. Bat Flower (Tacca Chantrieri)


10b. Bat Flower (Tacca Chantrieri)2


Scientific Name –  Tacca Chantrieri; Location – Native to tropical regions of Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, and southern China: particularly Yunnan Province).

11. Flying Duck Orchid

11a. Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana Major)1


11b. Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana Major)2


Scientific Name – Caleana Major; Location – Eastern and Southern Australia.

12. Swaddled Babies

12. Swaddled Babies (Anguloa Uniflora)1


Scientific Name – Anguloa Uniflora; Location –  Native to the high altitude of the Andes in South America.

13. The  Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid

13c. Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid (Ophrys bomybliflora)3


13b. Laughing Bumble Bee Orchid (Ophrys bomybliflora)2


Scientific Name – Ophrys bomybliflora; Location – Widespread across much of Europe, North Africa, the Canary Islands, and the Middle East as far east as Turkmenistan.

14. The Angel Orchid

15a. Angel Orchid (Habenaria Grandifloriformis)1


15b. Angel Orchid (Habenaria Grandifloriformis)2


Scientific Name – Habenaria Grandifloriformis; Location – Exquisite orchid species from the open high-altitude grasslands of southern India.

15. Happy Alien Flower

14a. Happy Alien (Calceolaria Uniflora)


14b. Happy Alien (Calceolaria Uniflora)2


Scientific Name – Calceolaria Uniflora; Location – Originally from Tierra del Fuego in the southern part of South America.

16. The Monkey Face Orchid

16a. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula Simia)


16b. Monkey Face Orchid (Dracula Simia)2


Scientific Name – Dracula simia; Location –  Found in the cloud forests of southeastern Ecuador and Peru.

17. The Parrot Flower

17a. Parrot Flower (Impatiens Psittacina)1


17b. Parrot Flower (Impatiens Psittacina)2


Scientific Name – Impatiens psittacina; Location – Thailand, Burma and parts of India.

18. The Jeweled Carpet Flower

18. Flowers Like Jeweled Carpet


19. Hanging Lobster Claw Flower

19. Hanging Lobster Claw Ginger


Scientific Name – Heliconia rostrata; Location – Native to Central and South America.

20. The Ballerina Orchid

20. Orchid That Looks Like A Ballerina


Scientific Name – Caladenia melanema; Location – Australia

21. Purple Morning Glory

21. Purple Morning Glory


Scientific Name – Ipomoea purpurea; Location – Native to Mexico and Central America.

22. The White Egret Orchid

22a. White Egret Orchid (Habenaria Radiata)1


22b. White Egret Orchid (Habenaria Radiata)2


Scientific Name – Habenaria Radiata; Location – China, Japan, Korea and Russia.

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