Nature is very intriguing and wonderful, it is a master craftsman and has a way of moulding spectacular and beautiful things humans find interesting.
One of nature's amazing craftsmanship is the leaves of the Hooker’s Lips (also known as the Hot Lips Plant). This plant has evolved into this "Angelina Jolie form" to attract pollinators such as hummingbirds and butterflies. This genus is even known to produce psychedelic (containing or generating drug - induced hallucinations, distortions of perception, altered awareness) chemicals like dimethyltryptamine. It’s surprising to know that this plant contains something psychedelic that it matches its seductive look.
The the red lips on the Hooker’s lips aren’t the flowers itself but just the kissable bracts that remain only for a short time until it reveals the plant’s white flowers that’ll emerge from its center. Its fruits are oval berries that turn blue or black when mature. It also acts as a host plant for the golden silk moth.
Just like an attractive woman with lips so red you can’t resist looking, the Hooker’s lips pucker up to attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds.
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