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Sunday, October 6, 2013

Unicorn Plant

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Unicorn Plant (Proboscidea althaeifolia), Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
The Unicorn Plant is named for its single, long seed pod, resembling a unicorn's horn.

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15 comments:

Laura said...

I love it, I've never seen a unicorn plant before, cool!

Kalantikan said...

That is lovely, but i can see a shape aside from a unicorn. Nice capture.

Jama said...

Interesting looking flower!

Karen said...

The stem is the same colour as the bloom, interesting.

Birgitta said...

Lovely flower! Great capture!

Sara Chapman said...

A beautiful shot, filled with sunlight. But what a funny flower name! Wonder why it's called that?

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such a rich and beautiful colour. The petal shapes almost remind me of an iris. Gorgeous macro.

chai-and-chardonnay.blogspot.com said...

Lovely flower with a funny name!

Hannah said...

Beautiful yellow color, and also orange, the petals are so ripply. Gorgeous macro!

bailey-road.com said...

Nice capture of this interesting flower. I'd love to see the seed pods.

Terri Buster said...

I don't guess I am familiar with this plant, but it is interesting and very pretty.

Lee Ann L. said...

Never seen one of these before. Loving the colors!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Interesting and very pretty flower.

Steffi said...

Great color!

travelwithintent.com said...

What an amazing flower. Love it!