Top 10 Incredibly Rare Flowers
10 Kadupul Flower
Epiphyllum oxypetalum is a species of cactus, and one of its genus’ most cultivated plants. E. Oxypetalum blossoms rarely and only in the night, and its flowers wan before dawn. This magnificent flora found mainly in Sri Lankan forests. Just a few people have the ability to experience the kadupul flower ‘s beauty. Since it only blooms in the middle of the night and perishes before dawn. Different requirements require for a healthy, blooming kadupul flower. Besides that, the midnight aspect that blooms makes kadupul flowers unlikely to be noticed by anyone.
Campion or silene tomentosa can be found only in Gibraltar, a British territory. It is a softly scented, flowering evening with a short life span. Interestingly, in 1992, Gibraltar ‘s botanical section formally announced that there were no campion flowers left and that they had become extinct. Yet in 1994, after two years, a climber at Gibraltar’s cliffs has rediscovered that Campion flowers still exist, albeit in inhospitable conditions.
8 Ghost Orchid
The ghost orchid, dendrophylax lindenii, is a perennial epiphyte of the family of orchids. It is native to Cuba and Florida. Certain common names include palm polly and white frog orchid. It seems very difficult to grow ghost orchid away from its natural setting. It requires high temperature and a high moisture content. The demands for unique conditions like that make the ghost orchid so rare in the world. Besides being rare, there is one more thing which makes ghost orchid a special plant. There are no leaves to it. The stem and flowers show up in green colour. And, even though you get a chance to touch where it grows, it is hard to find the ghost orchid.
7 Chocolate Cosmos
Chocolate cosmos is a small, but stunningly beautiful, Mexican-born flower. Chocolate cosmos is named after its odor on blooming like chocolate. This flower has a dark or deep red color. Around the end of summer it blooms around night. This beautiful flower has sadly become extinct in the wild. But this replicated in 1902 by the introduction of plants. That is, only the original chocolate cosmos clone still remains.
6 Parrot’s beak
Lotus berthelotii, in the genus Lotus, is a perennial herb native to the Canary Islands. Lotus vine flower, parrot beak, pelican beak, and coral gem are amongst its common names. This plant is widely cultivated but either extinct in the wilderness or it survives as a few humans. The beak of the parrot is like curvature that gives it its name. This flora flowers best in spring and needs cool weather. Temperature fluctuations may cause the flower ‘s death. Unfortunately, in short time we may miss the beautiful parrot beak forever. Today there are only a few survivors of that genus. Since 1884 the extinction of beak flowers from parrot has begun.
5 Youtan Poluo
A youtan poluo is said to bloom only once every 3000 years. The reports have said youtan poluo blooming is an sign of Buddha’s reincarnation. Of this reason it takes 3000 years to bloom. Youtan poluo does not feel like a plant at all. It is very small and creates a scent of sandalwood. It was Mr. Ding, a Chinese farmer who discovered this beautiful plant first. In occasional occasions, you can see Youtan poluo in China, Japan , Taiwan and in the US.
4 Yellow and Purple Lady Slippers
Yellow and violet lady slippers are the rare members of the orchid family primarily found in London. Yellow and purple lady slippers are a very rare mix. About 3/4th of the total flower is yellow lady slipper and the remaining portion is colored purple. The rare yellow and purple lady slippers are also among the world’s expensive flowers.
3 Corpse Flower
The titanic arum Amorphophallus titanum is a flowering plant with the world’s largest unbranched inflorescence. Corypha umbraculifera, the talipot palm, has a larger inflorescence, but it is branched, rather than unbranched. A. Endemic to Sumatra is titanium. Only in low-lying Indonesian rainforests may corpse flowers be found. They bloom only once every 30 to 40 years. The corpse flower leaf grows to an elevation of 20 feet. The outer part of the corpse flower is green and the inside is dark red. The botanical gardens where corpse flower grows, as it is very rare, are mostly Sumatra gardens that are protected by law.
2 Jade Vine
Strongylodon macrobotrys, commonly known as jade vine, emerald vine or turquoise jade vine, is a species of perennial leguminous liana, native to the Philippine tropical forests, with stems that can reach up to 18 m in length. The name is Tayabak. It can only be found within the Philippine rainforest. Jade Vine has claw-shaped flowers, which can grow up to three meters tall. This lovely flower’s color ranges from blue to light-green. Provided that Jade Vine is often pollinated by bats, at night it shows luminous quality. The natural pollinators and constantly changing conditions of the climate are what make Jade Vine unique.
1 Middlemist red
The gorgeously stunning red middle mist is the world’s rarest grass. Sadly, there are only two occurrences of this flower remaining in the country, in New Zealand ‘s garden and in UK’s green house garden. It was John Middlemist, a nursery man who brought this wonderful plant to the UK from China in 1804. After that, middle-class flower gets absolutely washed out of China and is unexpectedly grown again in London’s gardens.