Botany Photo of the Day Aristolochia ridicula

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Like yesterday’s Jacaranda decurrens, Aristolochia ridicula is native to Brazil. This evergreen climbing vine has some of the most peculiar flowers, truly resembling nothing I’ve ever seen before! Today’s photographer, Bruce Brethauer@Flickr, describes this as “probably the most unusual flower that I have ever photographed” (he also suggests browsing through these additional photographs of Aristolochia […]

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