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Snap-Dragon-Seed-Pod-(Antirrhinum)---When in bloom, snap dragon flowers are absolutely beautiful. However, their seed pods look much more macabre, looking like little skulls hanging off a branch.

Abrus precatorius - poisonous herb

Crazy Chief Of The Podface Tree

One of the most deadly plant toxins, abrin, is produced by rosary pea (Abrus precatorius). As little as of toxin per body weight will cause fatality in humans (a single seed). Birds appear to be unaffected by the deadly toxin.

Pelican Flower (Aristolochia grandiflora) These flowers are almost beautiful in their strangeness, with big inflated chambers instead of petals and intricate, colorful patterns of veins. But don’t get too close, or you won’t be able to get the dead mouse smell out of your nose for hours.

[Aristolochia grandiflora, the pelican flower, is a deciduous vine with one of the world's largest flowers that emits an odor that smells like rotting meat, attracting flies.

The beautiful Monkey Orchid is extremely rare, beautiful and precious. It is found in Ecuador, South America

The beautiful Monkey Orchid is extremely rare, beautiful and precious. It is found in Ecuador, South America - Gardening Life Today

Top 10 Crazy Looking Flowers That will Surprise You   Pouted Online Magazine  Latest Design Trends Creative Decorating Ideas Stylish Interior Designs  Gift Ideas

Top 10 Crazy Looking Flowers That will Surprise You

Top 10 Crazy Looking Flowers That will Surprise You Pouted Online Magazine Latest Design Trends Creative Decorating Ideas Stylish Interior Designs Gift Ideas

Neat to see but really spooky also.  Skull seed pods from the Aquilegia plant.  - creepy...

The gruesome discovery: The seed pods of the Aquilegia plant look like small but perfectly formed skulls Spooky shrunken heads buried in the garden? No, they’re just seed pods

Psychopsis kramerianum  Found from Costa Rica to Peru at altitudes of 200 to 1000 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte with small dollar shaped psuedobulbs with spotted undersides of leaves and a 3' long, erect, 1 to 2 flowered at a time, successive opening inflorescence with ovate-triangular bracts. These inflorescence, if left alone can bloom for years so do not cut them. Also known as Oncidium kramerianum Rchb. f. 1855; Oncidium nodosum Morren 1874; Oncidium papilio var. kramerianum…

Psychopsis kramerianum Found from Costa Rica to Peru at altitudes of 200 to 1000 meters as a hot to warm growing epiphyte 1 to 2 flowers at a time. These inflorescence, if left alone can bloom for years so do not cut them.

Amorphophallus titanum - essa flor gigantesca é da Indonésia e faz parte das pesquisas do Rodrigo Sukariê e do grupo 5 do 7. C!

The rare Titan flower Bunga Bangkay - corpse flower - (Bogor, Indonesia), said to be the biggest flower in the world.

I love cattails.  Always have.  We used to pick them while they were still firm, scrape off the brown fuzz and color them with crayons.

Cattails are a producer in the pond ecosystem. Others like muskrats eat them.

Cardiocrinum giganteum Seed Pods by Tralamander

Cardiocrinum giganteum Seed Pods : the official Super Mario Bros' carnivorous plants !

Plumeria 'Polynesian Sunset'

A German botanist introduced the Plumeria to Hawaii on These flowers thrive in volcanic soils and tropical climates, and they exist in several varieties. For example, Hawaiian women use the exotic plumeria (also known as frangipanis) on their .