10 most difficult flowers riddlesFlowers quiz
Where is saffron crocus most abundant in the wild?
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.
This is Schlumbergera, commonly called Christmas Cactus, because it flowers in winter. What is it called in southeast Brazil, where it occurs in the wild?
Flor de Natal (Christmas flower)
Flor de Dezembro (December flower)
Flor de Maio (May flower)
Flor de Papai Noel (Father Christmas 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.
What is the name of this exotic plant?
black bat flower
Tacca chantrieri, the black bat flower, is a species of flowering plant in the yam family Dioscoreaceae. Tacca chantrieri is an unusual plant in that it has black flowers. These flowers are somewhat bat-shaped, are up to 12 inches across, and have long 'whiskers' that can grow up to 28 inches. Tacca chantrierei is native to tropical regions of Southeast Asia.
What is this flower?
Clarkia unguiculata is a species of wildflower known by the common name elegant clarkia or mountain garland. This plant is endemic to California, where it is found in many woodland habitats. The showy flowers have hairy. The paddle-like petals are a shade of pink to reddish to purple.
Which orchid grows as a few in the polar zone?
Neottia cordata, lesser twayblade or heartleaf twayblade is an orchid of upland bogs and mires that rarely exceeds 15 cm in height.The small flowers are purple-green in colour with a somewhat swollen calyx. It has a circumpolar distribution being found in Europe, Asia, Greenland and large parts of North America.
Which plants are used to clean up soil and water contaminated with hazardous chemicals?
Sunflowers can be used to extract toxic ingredients from the soil, such as lead, arsenic and uranium. They are also used to neutralize radionuclides and other toxic ingredients and harmful bacteria from water. They were used to remove radioactive isotopes after the Chernobyl disaster and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
What plant is this flower?
Echinopsis spachiana, commonly known as the golden torch, (white) torch cactus or golden column, is a species of cactus native to South America. Previously known as Trichocereus spachianus for many years, it is commonly cultivated as a pot or rockery plant worldwide.
What is the name of a hummingbird from the photo?
The sword-billed hummingbird (Ensifera ensifera) is a neotropical species of hummingbird from the Andean regions of South America. It is the sole member of the genus Ensifera and is characterized by its unusually long bill; it is the only bird to have a beak longer than the rest of its body. This uncommon bird is also one of the largest hummingbird species.
What plant is that?
Dragon arum is a species of aroid endemic to the Balkans. It is characterized by a large purple spathe and spadix, which has a very unpleasant smell reminiscent of rotting meat to attract flies as pollinators. The large palmate leaves have occasional cream flecks along the veins.