World's Most Rare and Elusive Flowers

By -Shruti Sanwariya

Ghost Orchid

Native to Cuba and Florida, this orchid is known for its striking white flowers and leafless stems. It grows in remote and inaccessible swampy habitats, making it incredibly rare to spot in the wild.

Middlemist Red

With only two known specimens in the world—one in New Zealand and the other in the United Kingdom—this camellia is considered one of the rarest flowers. Its deep red blooms make it a coveted sight for flower enthusiasts.

Corpse Flower

Famous for its enormous size and pungent odor resembling rotting flesh, the corpse flower blooms infrequently and unpredictably, making sightings rare. It is native to Sumatra, Indonesia.

Jade Vine

This unique vine produces clusters of stunning turquoise flowers. It is native to the Philippines and is threatened by habitat loss and overharvesting.

Kadupul Flower

Known as the "Queen of the Night," this flower blooms only at night and wilts before dawn, making it exceptionally rare to witness its beauty. It is native to Sri Lanka and is highly prized for its fragrance and ethereal appearance.

Youtan Poluo

This rare lotus flower, found primarily in China and India, is associated with Buddhist mythology. It is said to bloom only once every 3,000 years, making it a symbol of purity and enlightenment.

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