2014-04-01

Psychotria Elata or Flower Lips | The Kissable Flower

Psychotria Elata — Nature never ceases to amaze with us their imagination and embodied consequences. These gorgeous pair of red luscious lips belongs unusual plant know as Psychotria Elata, Lips Hooker or Psychotria Sublime, but there is another, more mundane - Shlyuhiny sponge. 

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Psychotria Elata

This tropical plant can be found in the rain forests of Central and South America countries like Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador. The flower of this plant is unique and attractive because its petals resemble human lips. The Kissable Flower but more often called "hot lips", "Flower-lips" or "Hooker's lips". The plant has acquired a form evolving in order to attract their views more pollinators, hummingbirds and butterflies. Unfortunately, the plant is on the verge of extinction due to uncontrolled deforestation in these countries.


The Kissable Flower but more often called "hot lips", "Flower-lips" or "Hooker's lips"

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Hot lips plant


Psychotira Elata or Psychotria Poeppigiana is one of about hundred species psihotry, read flower which resemble glamorous lips beauty. Bright flowers of this plant are particularly attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, which are involved in the process of pollination. So bright and unusual bracts of the plant not a whim of Mother Nature, as necessary fro the survival of camouflage, which provides for butterflies and hummingbirds exactly the same effect as a red rage to a bull. Genus Psychotira is the largest in the family Rubiacae and fouth largest family. It has about 1700 species. This plant blooms several times a year, and found in the woods, in fact very difficult, but the bright red color will definitely draw attention to themselves. 

Lip Flower


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Psychotria elata flower

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Lip Plant

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Psychotria Poeppigiana

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Psychotria Elata Lips

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Kissing lips flower

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psychotria elata. Image credit slippincott

Source — Odditycentral | Wikipedia

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