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Top 10 weirdest plants in the world

There are many different kinds of plants on Earth. Most plants look really beautiful and amazing. Many of them can be used as food and medicines. There are also several weirdest plants which we’ve ever seen before. Let’s check out now! (h/t: listamaze)

10.Baseball Plant (Euphorbia Obesa)

Euphorbia obesa is a subtropical plant which comes from South Africa. This plant blooms in summer and produces few leaves for a short period of time.

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9. Venus Flytrap (Dionaea Muscipula)

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Venus flytrap or Dionaea muscipula is a carnivorous plant native to the East Coast of the United States in North Carolina and South Carolina. This plant can simply catch many insects that include beetles, flies, grasshoppers, and spiders with its trapping structure formed by the terminal portion of each of its leaves.

8. Jackal Food (Hydnora Africana)


Hydnora africana is an achlorophyllous plant in the family Hydnoraceae, native to southern Africa that is parasitic on the roots of members of the Euphorbiaceae family. More info: wikipedia

7. Rafflesia Arnoldii


Rafflesia arnoldii, also known as corpse lily or corpse flower, is another strange plant which can produce the largest flower on Earth. In 1993, this plant was officially recognized as a national “rare flower” of Indonesia.

6. Attenborough’s Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes Attenboroughii)


Nepenthes attenboroughii is a plant which looks like a large bell-shaped lower and upper pitchers and narrow with upright lid. This kind of plant can be found on the top of Mount Victoria in central Palawan, the Philippines.

5. Corpse Plant (Titan Arum/Amorphophallus titanum)


The name of this plant is Amorphophallus titanum, also known as the titan arum. But, it’s best-known as the corpse plant or corpse flower due to its strange odor. It smells like a rotting corpse.

4. Lithops or Stone Plant


Lithops is a succulent plant in the ice plant family. Its name is derived from the Ancient Greek words, meaning “stone.” Lithops can avoid being eaten by blending in with surrounding rocks. We can call this plant’s name as pebble plants or living stones.

3. The Cobra Plant or Cobra Lily (Darlingtonia Californica)


Darlingtonia californica or California pitcher plant is a type of carnivorous plant. Cobra lily or cobra pant is another name of this plant because it looks like a cobra snake. This weird plant is native to Northern California and Oregon.

2. Cape Sundew (Drosera capensis)


This plant is commonly known as Cape sundew. It is a small rosette-forming carnivorous species of perennial sundew native to the Cape in South Africa.

1. Welwitschia


Welwitschia looks so weird and ugly. It is named after the Australian botanist and doctor, Friedrich Welwitsch. The plant is native to the Namib Desert in Namibia and Angola.