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Flowers that need fly pollination

Published: 2024-06-20 Author: mysheen
Last Updated: 2024/06/20, Flowers that need fly pollination

The rhinoceros horn of the genus Ramoaceae is the largest flower in succulent plants, with a diameter of up to 36 centimeters. The biggest difference between rhinoceros horn flowers and other plant flowers is that they need flies to pollinate, rather than the familiar bees and butterflies. This is because rhinoceros horn flower has a special gas, so it attracts flies.

Rhinoceros horn is native to the arid tropical regions of South Africa and is a perennial fleshy plant. Stem thick, quadrangular, ribs with dentate protuberances and very short soft hairs, grayish green, erect. Rhinoceros horn flower pentagonal, like starfish, for fuchsia, more than 10 large flowers, florescence lasts about a week.

 
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