Worlds most Unusual Plants


Rafflesia arnoldii


this parasitic plant develops the world's largest bloom that can grow over three feet across. The flower is a fleshy color, with spots that make it look like a teenager's acne-ridden skin.

It smells bad and has a hole in the center that holds six or seven quarts of water. The plant has no leaves, stems, or roots.


Hydnora africana

is an unusual flesh-colored, parasitic flower that attacks the nearby roots of shrubby in arid deserts of South Africa. The putrid-smelling blossom attracts herds of carrion beetles.





Dracunculus vulgaris

smells like rotting flesh, and has a burgundy-colored, leaf-like flower that projects a slender, black appendage.




 This flower could grow as higher as an adult, and can spread a stinging smell of corpse, Called Titan Arum, in  Indonesia, also known as the “ corpse flower ”  because of the smell.

This flower is a rare phenomenon because this flower is very rare to bloom. This flower is breeding with the help of insect pollinators that come because of the smell.



Welwitschia mirabilis ( plant with incredible endurance )

The look of this plant is not good at all. But this plant is so unique.

The age of the plant can reach 400 to 1500 years and will not die even there’s no rain for 5 years. The taste of this plant is so sting, whether It’s raw or cooked.

That’s way the plant are called Onyanga that mean a desert onion.



Selaginella lepidophylla: resurrection plants

Also known as the Rose of Jericho , It is a bizarre desert plant species because of its ability to survive even though preserved by drying.

During dry weather in the natural habitat, the stems will shrink into a small ball and falling back when exposed to moisture. Originally grown in the Chihuahuan desert.




Mimosa Pudica: The Shame Princess

Mimosa Pudica Found in Indonesia, also found in the tropics of Central and South America. When touched or shaken the leaves will close and would reopen in a few minutes.

Like have a feeling of shame.




Most Expensive Orchid

Rothschild’s Slipper, P. rothschildianum is an endangered species of orchid that can take up to 15 years to flower.

This rare orchid can be identified by its petals, which it holds horizontally in up to six large flowers.

A single stem / orchid flower can be worth US $ 5,000. ( 2.40 Lakh )