This is one of the orchid species, named flower of the Holy Spirit. It blooms once a year. Before blooming, it looks like praying saints, when the flower blooms, it looks like a flying dove. How amazing is Gods Creation!
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5.In the rarity list is Kadupul Flower (Epiphyllum oxypetalum) is rare for the sole reason that it blooms so rarely. They are found in Sri Lanka in the wild and have spiritual significance to Buddhists. When they do bloom, they bloom only at night and then mysteriously wither before dawn. Buddhists believe that when the flower blooms, the Nagas (semi-mythical Sri Lankan tribes) descend from their heavenly abodes to present the flower as a gift to Buddha. The flowers are oddly scented.
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The ghost orchid which is also known as Dendrophylax lindenii is a rare type of orchid which is mostly found in Cuba and Florida. Ghost orchids are considered to be the endangered specie of orchids so they are not allowed to be removed from their natural habitat. Ghost orchids produce only one flower at a time but in rare cases they can also produce up to 10 flowers. Flowers of ghost orchids appear between May and August and grow to a size of 4 to 5 inches long. More