30 Strange And Unique Botanical Specimens You Might Not Have Seen Before

Published 9 months ago

The world of botany is an endless source of wonder and fascination. While many of us are familiar with common plants like roses, oak trees, and daffodils, there exists a realm of botanical curiosities that appear to have been plucked from the pages of a science fiction novel.

These extraordinary plants boast bizarre shapes, vibrant colors, and adaptations that challenge our understanding of nature. Today, we’ll introduce you to some unique plants that seem straight out of science fiction.

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#1 Lithops Genus Of Succulent Plants Whose Rocklike Appearance Serves As Camouflage From Herbivores

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#2 My House Plant Looks Like It Came Straight From The Alien Franchise

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#3 Trachyandra Tortilis

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#4 Apparently, A Species Of Guarana Plant Looks Like A Large Cluster Of Eyeballs

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#5 The Rings Of This Ponga Plant

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#6 Incredibly Unexpected Outcome From A $2 Succulent From The Local Grocery Store

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#7 Lapidaria Margaretae Looks Like Stones

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#8 This Variegated Rubber Plant Looks Like It’s Straight From The Eighties

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#9 The Inside Of This Tropical Pitcher Plant Looks Like A QR Code

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#10 Same, Honestly

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#11 This Was Supposed To Be A Plant Progress Post Showing Off My Oxalis But Henk Stole The Show

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#12 My Cactus Has Grown A Strange-Looking Flower

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#13 The Way This Plant Flowers

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#14 I Have No Idea, But The Leaves Are Looking Awesome

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#15 ⁡⁡Kyoto Botanical Garden. ⁡⁡⁡The Flower Of Psychotria Pepiguiana. ⁡This Flower Looks Like A Lip

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#16 My Echeveria Showing Me Some Love With Its Blooms

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#17 This Strange Plant We Found

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#18 Zingiber Spectabile (Beehive Ginger) Is A Species Of True Ginger, Native To Maritime Southeast Asia

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While it has been used as a medicinal herb in Southeast Asia, it is mainly grown as an ornamental plant in the West.

#19 This Plant That Has Exactly Two Branches At Each Node

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#20 Strange Plant With Very Cool Berries And Seeds

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#21 The Plant Crotalaria Cunninghamii Mimicks Birds

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#22 Super Cool Flower In Mom’s Garden. Lost The Tag. Any Thoughts On What This Is?

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#23 My Cactus Just Bloomed, And Its Flower Looks Like A Demogorgon

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#24 Happy Earth Day. The Craziest Flower I’ve Ever Seen. This Comes Out Of The Dirt. Let’s Protect This Crazy Alien Flower

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#25 A Flower I Once Found In A Garden Shop In Eastern Washington. Alas, I Have No Better Leaf Pictures

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#26 The Black Velvet, The World Blackest Black Flower. It Was Developed In 2010 Using Natural Breeding

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#27 Venus Fly Traps Have To Put Their Flowers Really Far Away From Their Traps So They Don’t Accidentally Kill Their Pollinators

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#28 Once A Year, For One Night Only… The Flowers Bloom

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#29 Dracula Simia. The Flowers Of This Andean Orchid Look Like Monkey Faces

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#30 Brassia Rex Is A Brassia Hybrid With Massive Flower Spikes Full Of Big Size Blooms That For Many People Look Like Spiders

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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