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Seldom seen flowers

These photographs were emailed to me this week and I found I could not resist sharing them with you all. These are not my photos,  no copyright infringement intended. So if they are yours please cl…

Etlingera elatior aka Torch Ginger, or Philippine Waxflower. A perennial growing up to 20 feet tall. It produces a 5 foot long, torch-like flower stalk. The unopened flower buds are edible and very flavorful, and are used in Southeast Asian cooking.


Una orquídea de color gris... y muchas más fotos de flores


what a strange plant.... Symplocarpus renifolius is a PERENNIAL growing to 0.5 m (1ft 8in). . It is in flower from Feb to April, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. Poisonous.