9 Weirdest And Most Interesting Plants That Will Leave You Wonderstruck
Plants play an enormous role in the world’s ecosystem, supporting life as we know it. They are nature’s ornaments, decorating our forests, deserts, and jungles in all shapes and sizes and all the colours of the spectrum. Some plants combine colours and shapes that are breathtakingly beautiful. Others seem to have sprung from the minds of science fiction writers and don’t seem to be of this Earth.
When you think of plants, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Beautiful bouquets? Delicate, fragrant petals?
This is typically what people think of when they think of plants.
But, Mother Nature knows no bounds and you may be surprised by the weird and wonderful types of plants she has created.
If you decide to travel around the world, you will run into some pretty interesting plants. Here are 9 Weirdest and Most Interesting Plants That Will Leave You Wonderstruck.
1. Rat-Eating Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes attenboroughii)
Even the most benign of pitcher plants are strange and amazing, but the species discovered in August 2009 may just be the weirdest carnivorous plant yet. It’s believed to be the largest meat-eating plant in the world and is capable of digesting rats. Scientists found it on Mount Victoria in the Philippines and named it after famed nature broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
2. Euphorbia obesa: the Baseball Plant
Euphorbia Obesa, also known as the Baseball Plant, is endemic to the Great Karoo region…