Flower from the cannonball tree, aka Sara tree, Couroupita guianensis. A deciduous tree native to Central & South America, also in other countries. The tree is sacred to Hindus and is grown around Shiva temples.
Amazing - This is a Parrot Flower native to Thailand. It is a protected species and resembles a parrot quite vividly. This flower can not be exported from the country so this is a rare opportunity to see such an amazing sight.
On a remote island in Papua New Guinea, scientists have uncovered the world's only known orchid to produce flowers exclusively at night, then die by the next morning. The new orchid is dubbed Bulbophyllum nocturnum. By Australian Geographic