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What's the name of that flower plant?
Nelumbo is a genus of aquatic plants with large, showy flowers. Members are commonly called lotus, though "lotus" is a name also applied to various other plants and plant groups, including the unrelated genus Lotus. Members outwardly resemble those in the family Nymphaeaceae ("water lilies"), but Nelumbo is actually very distant to Nymphaeaceae.
Which orchid grows as a few in the polar zone?
Neottia cordata, lesser twayblade or heartleaf twayblade is an orchid of upland bogs and mires that rarely exceeds 15 cm in height.The small flowers are purple-green in colour with a somewhat swollen calyx. It has a circumpolar distribution being found in Europe, Asia, Greenland and large parts of North America.
What is this flower?
Clarkia unguiculata is a species of wildflower known by the common name elegant clarkia or mountain garland. This plant is endemic to California, where it is found in many woodland habitats. The showy flowers have hairy. The paddle-like petals are a shade of pink to reddish to purple.
What properties does datura have?
poisonous and hallucinogenic
It's a decorative flower
It's a flower edible
Datura is a genus of nine species of poisonous flowering plants. They are commonly known as daturas, but also known as devil's trumpets. Due to the potent combination of anticholinergic substances it contains, Datura intoxication typically produces effects similar to that of an anticholinergic delirium (usually involving a complete inability to differentiate reality from fantasy).
What is the name of a hummingbird from the photo?
The sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) is a neotropical species of hummingbird from the Andean regions of South America. It is the sole member of the genus Ensifera and is characterized by its unusually long bill; it is the only bird to have a beak longer than the rest of its body. This uncommon bird is also one of the largest hummingbird species.
What plant is this flower?
Echinopsis spachiana, commonly known as the golden torch, (white) torch cactus or golden column, is a species of cactus native to South America. Previously known as Trichocereus spachianus for many years, it is commonly cultivated as a pot or rockery plant worldwide.
What plant is that?
Dragon arum is a species of aroid endemic to the Balkans. It is characterized by a large purple spathe and spadix, which has a very unpleasant smell reminiscent of rotting meat to attract flies as pollinators. The large palmate leaves have occasional cream flecks along the veins.
What color are cucumber flowers?
cucumber doesn't bloom
Cucumber is a widely cultivated plant in the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae. It is a creeping vine that bears cucumiform fruits that are used as vegetables. Cucumber plants produce separate male and female flowers on each plant, both in yellow color.
What is ikebana?
an art of flower arrangement
a ceremonial preparation of tea
an art of appreciating incense
a way to tie a kimono
Ikebana, also known as kadō, is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is counted as one of the three classical Japanese arts of refinement, along with kōdō for incense appreciation and chadō for tea and the tea ceremony.
What is the name of this popular orchid?
Phalaenopsis is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids. It is native to southern China, Taiwan, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia. The flowers of some species supposedly resemble moths in flight. For this reason, the species are sometimes called moth orchids.
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