The Darth Vader Flower

Explore the rare plant, with a dark side ....

This rare plant, called Aristolochia, is a singularly spooky one...

"Staring out of the darkness are two luminous 'eyes', whose job is to entice pollinators into the deepest, darkest parts of the flower."

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About the book

Hortus Curious celebrates the weird and wonderful world of plants. Some plants live on their own, or by growing off others; some live by air and water; others are carnivorous, eating the creatures around them; some plants look remarkably like animals; while others have unusual symbolism; and some have special cultural significance. This book explores them all, bringing together the most peculiar and most fascinating plants on the planet - celebrating them in all their diverse splendour.

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