Here are some of the rarest flower in the world. It is really interesting to know about their features and habitat.
Green Jade Flower. One of the rarest flower in the world
This is one of the rarest flower in the world. It is a rare and beautiful flower. It is distinct with its blue-green petals and navy-purple center. Green jade flower looks something like a fuschia plant on an acid trip.
Tacca Chantrieri (Black Bat Flower). 2nd in the list of rarest flower in the world
The black bat flower is very beautiful and amazing. It is so very dark purple in color, so called black. It’s bloom is over 12″ in dia and it has got many “whiskers” which can grow to a length of 2 feet. This flower is native to rain forests in China. It finds its place in the list of rarest flowers in the world shearly due to the difficulty to get hold of one.
Rafflesia arnoldii 3rd in the list of rarest flower in the world
This 5-petalled fleshy flower will come upto one meter measure across and can weigh upto 10 kilograms. It doesnot have roots, leaves or chlorophyll and it is a parasitic flower. It emits a foul smell, so also called as The Corpse flower. This is one of the rarest flower in the whole group.
Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum) 4th in the list of rarest flower in the world
Titan Arum is one of the largest flowers in the world.It is also called the Corpse flower like Rafflesia, because of the foul smell it emits. It is seen in Sumatra and has the world’s biggest inflorescense. It’s flower head will come about 4-9 feet tall.
Drosera capensis 5th in the list of rarest flower in the world
This flower is also known as Cape Sundew. It is a carnivorous species feeding on insects. It has got strap like leaves which grow to about 3.5 cm long and 0.5 cm wide. These straps are covered with brightly coloured tentacles used to catch prey. It’s flower is 5-petalled and pink in color.
Dendrophylax lindenii (The Ghost Orchid) 6th in the list of rarest flower in the world
The Ghost orchid does not have leaves. So it uses chlorophyll in its roots to prepare food. The flower has a ghostly white color hence the name Ghost orchid. The flower reaches upto 25 cm in diameter and has got a clean soapy smell.
If you are aware of some of the rarest flowers in the world, please mention it in the comments.