10 Rare Plants in the World

By: Vaishnavi Barthwal

Rafflesia Arnoldii

Also known as the corpse plant, this name was given to this plant because of its foul odour that is like decaying flesh

Encephalartos Woodii

This plant is found in South Africa and is considered being extinct in the wild with all specimens being clones of the type

Nepenthes Tenax

This is an extremely rare Australian lowland plant native to northern Queensland. This plant is now a part of the endangered species of the world


This weird-looking plant has a woody, thick, short and stout trunk. This plant has a very slow growth rate and is believed to live for 1000 to 2000 years on earth

Pennantia Baylisiana

Scoring a place in the Guinness book of world records. Pennantia Baylisiana is again an extinct plant of the world

Amorphophallus Titanum (Titan Arum)

This moody plant only blooms occasionally and it looks like a flower with a red outing with an inner beige colour wick

Ghost Orchid

This weird looking plant resembles the shape of tiny ghosts hanging on its bushes

Dragon’s Blood Tree

This Dragon Blood Tree resembles the shape of a mushroom when looked at it from below

Middlemist Red

The prettiest flower is no doubt rarest one in the world today. It has only two specimens left in the world today

Rothschild’s Slipper Orchid

One of the most expensive flowers in the world is something you have to wait for 15 long years to get one

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