Monday, March 27, 2023

5 Unique Plants in the World, From Dracula Simia to Baobab: Okzone Techno

Jakarta Earth holds diversity vegetation Or plants that are scattered over several areas. And some of the existing plants don’t have a very unique shape and behavior.

This uniqueness may be because plants can develop themselves according to their geographical location. Differences in weather, humidity, rainfall and sunlight intensity greatly affect its specificity.

The following is a lineup of five unique plants in the world, as the YouTube iNews Variety Show reports on Wednesday (27/7/2022).

1. Dracula the Monkey

Dracula simia is a unique type of orchid that at a glance resembles the face of a monkey. Habitat This orchid usually grows in the forests of Central and South America.

Scientists say that Dracula simia can attract flies and insects to lay its eggs. Later this plant will also do natural pollination.

2. Lip Flowers

In addition to its size, which is similar to red lips, this plant is also capable of attracting the attention of insects with its aroma. This is because it can produce compounds to give rise to a specific aroma.

The tempting insects will visit this lip flower and do natural pollination. Although the form and behavior is unique, never consume it as it will cause hallucinogenic effects.

3. Welwitschia

Welwitschia is a unique plant with a scary shape. Researchers say that this Velvitchia is a plant that comes from ancient times.

Welwitschia is believed to have existed since the time of the dinosaurs. He managed to grow in the midst of a warm environment that does not support life. Welwitchia itself is a nodule in the Namibian desert.

4. Amazon Victory

This plant is one of the largest lotus plants in the world. Its habitat is in the Amazon forest and the leaves can grow up to 10 cm every 24 hours until their peak is in full bloom at the end of summer.

Another feature of Victoria Amazonia is that the leaves are very strong. It is so strong that it can withstand a load of up to 70 kg, that is, people can stand on it.

5. Baobab

Baobab is one of the largest and tallest plants in the world. This plant is on the African continent, right in Madagascar. It takes about 20 adults to girdle this tree.

The crown of the baobab has a much larger diameter, reaching 3–8 m and is the largest ever recorded, while its own height can reach over 25 m.

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