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Where is saffron crocus most abundant in the wild?
The saffron crocus is a triploid that is incapable of independent sexual reproduction — all propagation is via manual "divide-and-set" of a starter clone. It may have emerged via plant breeding in late Bronze-Age Crete.
What is the name of this exotic plant?
black bat flower
Tacca chantrieri, the black bat flower, is a species of flowering plant in the yam family Dioscoreaceae. Tacca chantrieri is an unusual plant in that it has black flowers. These flowers are somewhat bat-shaped, are up to 12 inches across, and have long 'whiskers' that can grow up to 28 inches. Tacca chantrierei is native to tropical regions of Southeast Asia.
This is Schlumbergera, commonly called Christmas Cactus, because it flowers in winter. What is it called in southeast Brazil, where it occurs in the wild?
Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)
Flor de Dezembro (December flower)
Flor de Maio (May flower)
Flor de Papai Noel (Father Christmas Flower)
In Brazil, the genus is referred to as Flor de Maio (May flower), reflecting the period in which they flower in the Southern hemisphere.
Which plants are used to clean up soil and water contaminated with hazardous chemicals?
Sunflowers can be used to extract toxic ingredients from the soil, such as lead, arsenic and uranium. They are also used to neutralize radionuclides and other toxic ingredients and harmful bacteria from water. They were used to remove radioactive isotopes after the Chernobyl disaster and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
What plant has the largest flowers?
The largest flower in the world is the rafflesia (Arnold Bouquet). It grows in the areas of the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Her flowers have up to 1m in diameter and 10kg in weight.
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.
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.