Freaky Nature

Scientific Name Common Name Plant Description
Actaea pachypoda White Baneberry, Doll’s Eyes Cardiogenic White Berries
Amorphophallus Titan Arum Plants that stink, fruits in winter, over by Feb.
Anastatica hierochuntica Rose of Jericho Resurrection Plant, Tumbleweed
Aristolochia elegans Elegant Dutchman’s Pipe, Calico Flower Freaky flowers
Aristolochia fimbriata White-veined Dutchman’s Pipe Freaky flowers
Asplenium bulbiferum Mother Spleenwort, Hen and Chicken Fern Wacky fern
Biophytum sensitivum Life Plant, Mukkutty, Sensitive Plant Plants that Move, medicinal
Breynia nivosa ‘Roseo-picta’ Snowbush The variegated leaves make the plant look as if it has been snowed upon or frosted even though it is a tropical plant. Flowers are tiny.
Calliandra haematocephala Powder Puff Plant Weird ‘fluffy’ flowers, flowering seems to have finished Feb.
Canna indica Indian Shot Plant Unusual seeds
Canna x generalis Indian Shot Plant Unusual seeds
Citrus medica var. digitata Buddha’s Hand Freaky Fruit, fruit looks like a hand
Cuphea ilavea ‘Tiny Mice’ Bat Face Black flowers
Cyperus papyrus Papyrus Sedge, Paper Reed Kids
Dracunculus vulgaris Voodoo Lily, Black Arum, Dragon Lily Plants that stink
Hylocereus undatus Dragon Fruit Night-flowering cactus
Kalanchoe diagremontiana Mother of Thousands, Devil’s Backbone Kids
Lodoicea maldivica Co Co de Mer Freaky seed
Lygodium japonicum Japanese Climbing Fern On Florida noxious weed list
Medusagyne oppositifolia Jellyfish Tree Weird small flowers and seed cases which look like jellyfish. Very rare.
Mimosa pudica Sensitive Plant, Touch-me-not Plants that Move
Myrciaria cauliflora Jaboticaba Weird black fruits growing straight from branches and trunks. Flowers look like lichen. Fruits in the tropical biome in February. Flowers in the winter.
Myrmecodia echinata Ant Plant Wacky homes
Nepeta cataria Catnip, Catmint, Catwort Cats love this
Nertera granadensis Pin-cushion Plant, Coral Bead Plant Wacky berries
Ochna serrulata Mickey Mouse Plant, Bird’s Eye Bush Kids, www.iewf.org/weedid/Ochna_serrulata.htm
Opuntia echinocarpa Prickly Pear, Silver Cholla Spiny cactus with yellow flowers in spring.
Ornithogalum caudatum False Sea Onion, Pregnant Onion Wacky bulb
Oxalis corymbosa Pink Wood Sorrell Plants that move
Platycerium bifurcatum Staghorn Fern Wacky fern
Quercus suber Cork Oak Tree Bark is made from cork.
Rhodochiton atrosanguineum Chinese Purple Bell Vine Purple bell-shaped flowers
Sarracenia leucophylla Sarracenia Carnivorous plant
Sarracenia purpurea ssp. venosa Sarracenia Carnivorous plant
Sarracenia rubra ssp. alabamensis Sarracenia Carnivorous plant
Sarracenia x readii Sarracenia Carnivorous plant
Selaginella lepidophylla Spike Moss, False Rose of Jericho, Resurrection Plant, Tumbleweed
Selenicereus grandiflorus Queen of the Night Flowers at night
Senecio rowleyanus String of Pearls, String of Beads Spherical leaves
Sparrmannia africana African Hemp Plants that move, anthers move
Stapelia variegata Starfish Cactus Plants that stink
Strongylodon macrobotrys Jade Vine Amazing colour
Tacca leontopoloides Polynesian Arrowroot Bat Flower family
Tetrastigma leucostaphyllum No common name Tropical vine which has a weird parasite, could be painted together with this.
Tillandsia usneoides Spanish Moss Air plant, related to pineapples