Hot Lips

Have you seen this? This flower is right out of "Ripley's Believe it or Not" - it's nickname is Hot Lips (or Hooker's Lips) and its real name is Psychotria elata, a tropical tree found only in the rain forests. Apparently, the flower evolved over time into this shape to attract hummingbirds and butterflies. They are only kissable for a brief time, before they spread open to reveal the tree's full flower...

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