Nature is full of surprises. You may come across an animal, tree, or even plant that reminds you of a famous actor in a movie, an object, or even a texture. How nature can imitate things in our day-to-day lives is fascinating and sometimes puzzling. After reading this article, you could be inspired to purchase some new plants or go to your local garden to see some of the weirdest plants and flowers. We found some of the strangest things in nature from the Reddit thread “Nature is lit,” and we had to double-check that we weren’t dreaming (Spoiler alert: We were not). Continue reading to see these odd resemblances and beautiful obscurities in nature.
Hooker’s Lips are a juicy looking flower
Not a name given to us, but rather another name for the Psychotria Elata that is applied under which it is known. This tropical plant from South America, particularly rainforests, is quite unusual in appearance! Because of its resemblance to luscious, sweet red lips, the plant has been named something different.
The slow disappearance of the plant is due to climate change and deforestation. To keep it from vanishing, it needs extra care — maybe even a magic kiss. Many are given on Valentine’s Day as a sign of love.