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Rheum nobile, the Noble rhubarb or Sikkim rhubarb, is a giant herbaceous plant native to the Himalaya,

Rheum nobile, the Noble rhubarb or Sikkim rhubarb, is a giant herbaceous plant native to the Himalaya, Tibet

Dracunculus vulgaris: smells like rotting flesh, and has a burgundy-colored, leaf-like flower that projects a slender, black appendage.

Dracunculus vulgaris (Dragon or Voodoo Lily) Top 10 Rare & Unusual Flowers…

The Corpse Flower, the biggest flower in the world, found in Indonesia. It's rare and smells like rotting meat...but it's Beautiful

~~ Rafflesia Cantleyi Flower- "Parasitic Flower" ~~ this flower smells like a dead animal.


The saguaro cactus of the Sanoran Desert can grow to be 50 to 60 feet to 18 m) in height and live upwards of 200 years. And when their creamy white flowers begin to bloom in early May and fill the desert landscape, the sight is spectacular.

Chinese lantern

Abutilon (flowering maple) is an exotic hibiscus-like plant; it's not related to the maple tree but is sometimes referred to as a parlor maple.

corps flower - Carnivorous plant. I really want to see one of these bloom.

amorphophallus titanum, commonly called the "corpse flower" due to its odor, which is reminiscent of the smell of a decomposing mammal. it is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world and is endemic to western sumatra.

Ghost Pipes: Monotropa uniflora, known as the ghost plant, Indian pipe, or corpse plant is a herbaceous perennial plant, It is native to temperate regions of Asia, North America and northern South America,.It is generally scarce or rare in occurrence.it is white and does not contain chlorophyll. it is parasitic, more specifically a myco-heterotroph. Its hosts are certain fungi meaning it ultimately gets its energy from photosynthetic trees.

White Ghost Plant, Indian Pipe, or Corpse Plant (Monotropa uniflora) This plant produces no chlorophyll but is parasitic on mycorrhizal fungi.

Sea Holly

Sea holly (Eryngium alpinum) has a wonderful, steely-blue color, intriguing spiky foliage, and a seriously tough nature. I had to have this in my garden after seeing it in large flowerbeds in Switzerland --- really beautiful!