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Geissorhiza - radians, a delightful rare gem from South Africa. Known as the "Wine Cup" Iris.

legyezőpálma                                                                                                                                                                                 Plus

Ravenala madagascariensis, commonly known as Traveller's Tree or Traveller's Palm, is a species of plant from Madagascar. It is not a true palm (family Arecaceae) but a member of the bird-of-paradise family, Strelitziaceae.

Romãs estão ficando cada vez mais populares no mundo, porque as sementes no seu interior são muito saudáveis, contendo substâncias anti-oxidantes.  Fotografia: Max Nathans no Flickr.

The pomegranate is a symbol of righteousness because it is said to have 613 seeds, The pomegranate represents fruitfulness, knowledge, learning, and wisdom.

Banana Tree

Musa acuminate, SE Asia, the largest herbaceous plant living today; they are not trees but a species of wild banana, the progenitor of modern edible bananas, along with Musa balbisiana. First cultivated by humans around 8000 years ago

Purple spider flower (Cleome) about to open...

A detail of a purple spider flower (Cleome hassleriana) as it begins to bloom by Francisco Marty on

Ziketteland II

Buttonbush cluster (Cephalanthus occidentalis), also known as Button willow and Honey balls. Photo by Cindy Dyer

Pelican Flower (Aristolochia grandiflora) These flowers are almost beautiful in their strangeness, with big inflated chambers instead of petals and intricate, colorful patterns of veins. But don’t get too close, or you won’t be able to get the dead mouse smell out of your nose for hours.

[Aristolochia grandiflora, the pelican flower, is a deciduous vine with one of the world's largest flowers that emits an odor that smells like rotting meat, attracting flies.

seed pods of a snapdragon flower looks just like a string of human skulls - The World's Weirdest Flowers

The skull-shaped Snapdragon Flower Dragon(Antirrhinum majus) seed pod. The Antirrhinum, commonly known as the snapdragon has been a popular garden plant for many years. Also known as the dragon flower, its common name derives from the resemblance of the f

The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt.

The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It’s reliant upon Tulasnella fungi for germination.

seed pods or shrunken heads?

skull seed pods from the Aquilegia plant <----previous pinner. Also known as Columbine. I had no idea such an innocent looking plant made such creepy seed pods.

I have an absolute passion for unique orchids. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Ruby Leopard Slipper Orchid Minnesota Landscape Arboretum - G-d was in a techno-color glory mood- don't you agree?Oh Batty, why don't MY slippers look like that?