Flowers, with their bright colours and unique shapes, are a wonder of the nature. They make the world a beautiful place. Be it the much known rose or the lesser known orchids, flowers are always mesmerizing. Let us look at some of the most beautiful?and strange flowers that adorn the world around us.

花,有着鲜艳的颜色和独特的形状,是大自然的奇迹。他们使世界变成一个美丽的地方。无论是已知的玫瑰还是鲜为人知的兰花,花朵总是迷人的。让我们看看那些最美丽、最奇异的花朵,它们点缀着我们周围的世界。

10. Bleeding Heart

流血的心

Bleeding Heart Strange Flowers
The flower, especially in the bud form, of the Lamprocapnos, a flowering plant of the poppy family, oddly resembles the conventional shape of the heart with e droplet beneath. That is why, it has been given the name, a bleeding heart. The outer petals are bright fuchsia in colour. As the flower blooms further and the outer petals open up, the inner, white parts, often called the ‘lady in a bath' become more visible. This plant is found in Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan.

这朵花,尤其是花蕾的花蕾,是一种罂粟科的开花植物,与下面的e液滴很奇怪地类似于心脏的传统形状。这就是为什么,它被赋予了名字,一颗流血的心。外面的花瓣是明亮的紫红色。随着花开得越来越远,外面的花瓣开放了,里面的白色部分,通常被称为“洗澡的女人”变得更加明显。这种植物分布在西伯利亚、中国北方、韩国和日本。

9. Parrot Flower

鹦鹉的花

Parrot Flower
The Impatiens Psittacina is an amazing plant of the balsam family. The flowers are purple and carmine red in colour. When viewed from the sides, the flowers seemingly resemble a parrot in flight. British botanist and explorer, Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, first noted, in a scientific description of the plant in 1901, how its bloom looks like a ‘flying cockatoo' and from then on, the name has stuck. This rare plant is found in Thailand, Burma and parts of India.

凤仙花是一种神奇的香脂植物。这些花是紫色的,胭脂是红色的。从侧面看,这些花在飞行中看起来就像一只鹦鹉。英国植物学家、探险家约瑟夫·多尔顿·胡克爵士(Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker)在1901年对该植物的科学描述中首次指出,它的花朵看起来像一只“飞行的鹦鹉”,从那以后,它的名字就被卡在了这里。这种罕见的植物分布在泰国、缅甸和印度的部分地区。

8. Ballerina Orchid

芭蕾舞女演员兰花

Ballerina Orchid Strange Flowers
These small plants are terrestrial spider orchids that grow singly or in groups in different parts across the island of Australia. The flowers are essentially cream in colour, with maroon markings, and their petals and sepals have dark trichromes. Together, the flower looks like a maiden in white tutus, holding a graceful ballet pose. The grazing of rabbits and kangaroos in the regions where they grow pose great threat to these orchids.

这些小的植物是陆生的蜘蛛兰花,它们单独或成群地生长在澳大利亚的岛屿上。这些花本质上是奶油色的,有栗色的标记,花瓣和萼片有深色的三色。在一起,这朵花看起来像一个穿着白色芭蕾舞短裙的少女,摆着优雅的芭蕾舞姿势。在它们生长的地区放牧兔子和袋鼠对这些兰花构成了巨大的威胁。

7. Duck Orchid

鸭兰花

Flying Duck Orchid
Caleana is commonly referred to as the Duck Orchid. This is because, the labellum looks just like a flying duck with its wings raised high. The lip, in particular, looks clearly like the beak of a duck. The flower is reddish brown in colour, and in rare cases, it is greenish with dark spots, and a single leaf appears near the base of the stalk. This small terrestrial orchid is found in the Australia, from Queensland to South Australia, and even Tasmania.

Caleana通常被称为鸭子兰。这是因为,唇瓣看起来就像一只展翅飞翔的鸭子。尤其是嘴唇,看起来很像鸭子的嘴。这种花的颜色是红色的,在罕见的情况下,它是带有黑点的绿色,在茎的根部附近出现一片叶子。这种小型陆地兰花产于澳大利亚,从昆士兰到南澳大利亚,甚至塔斯马尼亚。

6. Snapdragon and its Skull

金鱼草和它的头骨

Snapdragon and its Skull
The Antirrhinum, found in the rocky areas Europe, America and North Africa, has an interesting flower called the dragon flower or snapdragon. The beautiful flower petals give the impression of the face of a dragon, which, when squeezed, will open and close like the mouth. But, once the petals wither and fall off, only the seed pod is left behind, presenting quite a macabre look, because the seed pod looks like a skull. Ancient cultures believed snapdragons to have supernatural powers.

在欧洲、美洲和北非的岩石地区发现的金鱼,有一种有趣的花叫做龙花或金鱼草。美丽的花瓣给人一种龙的形象,当它被挤压时,它会像嘴巴一样张开和闭合。但是,一旦花瓣凋落,只有种子荚果被留下,呈现出相当可怕的样子,因为种子荚看起来像一个头骨。古代文化认为金鱼有超能力。

5. Dove Orchid/Holy Ghost Orchid

鸽子兰花/圣灵兰花

Strange Flowers Holy Ghost Orchid
Peristeria is an orchid that is commonly found to grow across much of South America, along with Panama, Trinidad and Costa Rica. One look inside the pure white flower reveals a structure hidden inside it, which looks like dove. In fact, sitting cosy in the centre within the petals is an entire dove, complete with raised wings with tiny pink dots, and a tiny yellow beak. This structure is the reason behind its name. It is indeed one very peaceful looking flower.

紫藤是一种兰花,通常生长在南美洲的大部分地区,与巴拿马、特立尼达和哥斯达黎加一起生长。一看里面的白色花朵,就会发现里面隐藏着一个结构,看起来就像鸽子。事实上,在花瓣中间舒适地坐着的是一只完整的鸽子,它的翅膀上长着粉红色的小点,还有一个小小的黄色的喙。这个结构就是它的名字背后的原因。这的确是一朵非常平静的花。

4. Naked Man Orchid

裸体男人兰花

Strange Flowers Naked Man Orchid
The Orchis italica is often referred to as the Italian orchid, owing to its Mediterranean region where it generally grows in large numbers. But, more commonly, it is known as the naked man orchid. This is because, the amazing flowers of the orchid have petals that look like naked men. The flowers are a combination of bright pink and white in colour, and they are all clustered densely. These strangely shaped flowers make the plant quite popular.

意大利的兰花通常被称为意大利兰花,因为它的地中海地区通常是大量生长的。但更常见的是,它被称为裸男兰花。这是因为,兰花的神奇之花有像裸男一样的花瓣。这些花是亮粉色和白色的组合,它们都密集地聚集在一起。这些形状奇特的花使这种植物非常受欢迎。

3. Monkey Orchid

猴子兰花

Strange Flowers Monkey Orchid
The Dracula Simia or the Monkey Orchid is also known as the monkey-like Dracula. This is a rare species of orchids which is found to grow in the cloud forests of south-eastern parts of Ecuador and Peru. The orchid is called so because it has flowers which display an odd arrangement of column, petals and lip that strongly resembles the face of a monkey – a baboon, to be more specific. The flowers bear the fragrance of a ripe orange.

德古拉猴或猴兰也被称为猴类的德古拉。这是一种稀有的兰花,在厄瓜多尔和秘鲁东南部的云林中生长。兰花之所以被称为“兰花”,是因为它有一束花,显示出一种奇特的柱状、花瓣和嘴唇的排列,与猴子的脸非常相似——更具体一些。花朵带有成熟的橙子的香味。

2. Hooker's Lips

胡克的嘴唇

Hookers Lips Psychotria Elata
While many might consider it an exaggerated description, the Psychotria Elata, also called the Hooker's Lips or Kissing Lips plant, is absolutely genuine. It exists in the tropical rainforests of Central and Southern Africa. The waxy bract, which is a modified or specialized leaf, associated with the flower, is bright red in colour, and is shaped like the luscious lips of a woman, complete with a well-defined cupid's bow. The actual star-shaped flowers emerge from the bract's centre.

虽然许多人可能认为这是一种夸张的描述,但被称为“妓女的嘴唇”或“亲吻的嘴唇”的精神三叶草是绝对真实的。它存在于非洲中部和南部的热带雨林中。蜡状苞片,是一种改良的或特殊的叶子,与花有关,是鲜红色的颜色,它的形状像一个女人的甜美的嘴唇,完全有一个明确的丘比特的蝴蝶结。真正的星形花出现在苞片的中心。

1. Swaddled Babies

包裹婴儿

Swaddled Babies Strange Flowers
The Angloua Uniflora is a beautiful orchid which is commonly known by the name, Swaddled Babies. The plant grows in the Columbian Andes. The most stunning feature of the plant is its flowers which are large, creamy-white and waxy. Their structure is quite complex, and at a certain stage of opening, they start to look like a baby wrapped in swaddling cloth. Each flower blooms from a single stem from the base of the pseudobulbs.

昂格鲁植物是一种美丽的兰花,它的名字叫“襁褓中的婴儿”。这种植物生长在哥伦比亚的安第斯山脉。这种植物最令人惊叹的特征是它的花朵,它是大的,乳白色的和蜡状的。它们的结构相当复杂,在一个开放的阶段,它们看起来就像襁褓中的婴儿。每一朵花从一个单一的茎,从假鳞茎的基部。

There are many more such plants with oddly shaped. Some look like Dancing Girls, while others look like Laughing Bumble Bees. Some flowers bear resemblance to smiling (and probably loopy) Happy Aliens, while another may look freakishly like the Darth Vader. All in all, Mother Nature has shown some remarkable creativity with her beautiful?and strange?flowers.

还有许多这种形状奇特的植物。有些人看起来像跳舞的女孩,而另一些人看起来像在笑的大黄蜂。有些花和微笑的外星人很像,而另一些则看起来像达斯·维德那样怪异。总而言之,大自然母亲用她美丽而奇异的花朵展现出了非凡的创造力。