Stapelia flavopurpurea flower

A macro photograph of a small Stapelia flavopurpurea flower (a Stapeliad succulent from Namibia) in the last rays of sun.

Calico flower. Aristolochia littoralis (calico flower, elegant Dutchman's pipe) is a species of evergreen deciduous vine belonging to the Aristolochiaceae family. Order: Piperales Family: Aristolochiaceae Genus: Aristolochia Species: A. littoralis

Calico Flower - Aristolochia littoralis or Aristolochia elegans This was the vine at our house on Webster, cool blossom like a pitcher plant


How to photograph early spring wildflowers in bright light by Mark S. Carlson, naturalist photographer - diffuse the light by covering the flower with a diffuser (umbrella perhaps?

Stapelia Flavopurpurea, one of few stapelia flowers with a sweet scent.  Succulent

Succulent: Stapelia Flavopurpurea, one of few stapelia flowers with a sweet scent.

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.

La preciosa Flor de Cristal La Diphylleia Grayi es una flor originaria de China y Japón y tiene una cualidad muy peculiar que cuando se moja con la lluvia sufre una preciosa transformación se hace transparente y parece de cristal

La flor que parece de cristal cuando se moja. ¡Absolutamente espectacular!

"Diphylleia grayi" (Skeleton flower) ~ The petals turn transparent with the rain. Photo from Shougo Yokota Flower seeds, vegetable seeds, flower bulbs, Purple Pampas

The peculiar-looking but lovely Afgekia sericea is a perennial plant endemic to Asia. This climbing shrub belongs to the genus Afgekia.

Spikes - Rare Afgekia sericea, Legume Explored 9 August: Found this rare beauty at Chiang Mai's Queen's Park.

Xerochrysum bracteatum-golden everlasting or strawflower

Helichrysum bracteatum ‘Double White’Xerochrysum bracteatum, commonly known as the golden everlasting or strawflower, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae native to Australia.

Dendrobium spectabile. This has to be the most beautiful orchid I've ever seen!

Dendrobium spectabile flower ~ is a warm growing species native to New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The 18 inch to 2 foot long canes produce masses of flowers that look like aliens from another world.

金铃花 by 张炯行

Crimson Indian Mallow or Redvein Chinese Lantern (Abutilon striatum x abutilon hybridum). An ornamental variety of a common South American perennial.