Sunday, September 19, 2010

Strange Plant In The World -part 2-

6. Amorphophallus titanum: Flowers Wreck


This interest can be more than a high height of a grown man, and issued a stinging smell of rotten too. Named Titan Arum, in Indonesia, also dubbed as the "corpse flower" because it smells. This flower is a rare phenomenon and breed of insect pollinators thanks to the help that came because of the smell.

7. Baobab: The Bottle Tree


Baobab is the common name of a genus Adansonia which consists of eight species of trees, originally from Madagascar. Also known as bottle trees, not only because of its shape which is similar to the bottle, but these trees are also usually able to accommodate approximately 300 liters of water. No wonder the age of this tree can reach 500 years.

8. Cinnabari Dracaena: Dragon Blood Tree

Dragon Tree Dracaena Cinnabari or derived from the Socotra archipelago. Also called the Dragon Blood Tree and Socotra Dragon Tree. This tree is one of the strangest trees in Socotra archipelago, with a shape like an umbrella. First published by Isaac Bayley Balfour in 1882. If observed, this tree has become the icon in Windows as a Network icon. Dragon's blood is taken from the color of his red gums, and can be used as drugs or food color dye.

9. Selaginella lepidophylla: Plants Back Up

Also known as the Rose of Jericho, Selaginella Lepidophylla are species of desert plants for its ability to survive even though preserved by drying. During dry weather in its habitat, the stems will shrink into a little ball and breaks down again when exposed to moisture. Originally growing in the Chihuahuan desert.

10. Mimosa púdica: The Shy Princess

This one is not weird here. Many are found in tropical regions and also in South and Central America. When touched or shaken their leaves will closed and will reopen in a few minutes. Like have a feeling


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