Rude plants

Are these the world’s rudest plants?

Red faced gardeners have named and shamed the world’s rudest plants but how many are growing in your garden?

From hooker’s lips to the naked man orchid researchers from the online garden centre Gardeningexpress.co.uk have identified eight slightly offensive plants from across the globe. Whether it is a flower in the form of a naked man or a sexually-suggestive shrub, rude plants show that nature really does have a great sense of humour.

This orchid species also produces a bit of a rude sight. It's native to Southern India, has a flower that resembles a cloaked woman with large breasts.

5. Angel Orchid

This orchid species also produces a bit of a rude sight. It's native to Southern India, has a flower that resembles a cloaked woman with large breasts.
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Found all across Eastern Africa, the tree produces a poisonous fruit. Women have historically used the pulp to rub onto their skin to prevent blemishes.

6. Sausage tree

Found all across Eastern Africa, the tree produces a poisonous fruit. Women have historically used the pulp to rub onto their skin to prevent blemishes.
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This one speaks for itself really. The flower of the vine was first described as mimicking female genitals and was therefore given its rather rude name.

7. Clitoria Ternatea

This one speaks for itself really. The flower of the vine was first described as mimicking female genitals and was therefore given its rather rude name.
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Grown in the UK, for a few weeks before they flower, they have a pendulous tube that resembles a certain part of the male anatomy.

8. Rhodochiton

Grown in the UK, for a few weeks before they flower, they have a pendulous tube that resembles a certain part of the male anatomy.
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