flowers facts Selected as the most interesting among botany related questions in Botany quiz Where is saffron crocus most abundant in the wild?Nowhere. The saffron crocus is a triploid that is incapable of independent sexual reproduction — all propagation is via manual "divide-and-set" of a starter clone. It may have emerged via plant breeding in late Bronze-Age Crete.Created by: Kasiaplants facts » Which part of the plant are capers?Flower buds. The salted and pickled caper bud is often used in Mediterranean cuisine. Less often, the mature fruit of the caper shrub are also used, marketed as caper berries.Created by: globalquiz.orgMediterranean facts » This is Schlumbergera, commonly called Christmas Cactus, because it flowers in winter. How is it called in southeast Brazil, where it occurs in the wild?Flor de Maio (May flower). In Brazil, the genus is referred to as Flor de Maio (May flower), reflecting the period in which they flower in the Southern Hemisphere.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Brazil facts » What flower is that?Tobacco flowers are known for their great fragrance (especially at night). When grown in the Americas, tobacco strongly attract hummingbirds and hummingbird moths to their trumpet shaped flowers.Created by: globalquiz.orgbotany facts » Which flower is traditionally worn by Hawaiian girls?Hibiscus. If the flower is worn behind the left ear, the woman is married or in a relationship. If the flower is worn on the right, she is single or openly available for a relationship. The hibiscus is Hawaii's state flower.Created by: globalquiz.orgnature facts » What flower is that?Narcissus poeticus, known as Poet's Daffodil, may be found in North America and Europe. It was one of the first daffodils to be cultivated, and is frequently identified as the narcissus of ancient times. Poet's Daffodil is cultivated for its essential oil, one of the most popular fragrances used in perfumes. Created by: globalquiz.orgbotany facts » What flower is that?Hyacinth. The name of the plant comes from a Greek myth described by Homer: The hyacinth flowers grown up from the blood of a youth of this name accidentally killed by the god Apollo. However, the plants have been mistaken since antiquity. The plant known as hyakinthos in Ancient Greece has been identified as Scilla bifolia.Created by: globalquiz.orgbotany facts » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.