Here is the list of some Funny Looking Plants that also Look Weird and will surely make you marvel at the wonders of nature!
Just like all living beings, plants do come in interesting and sometimes ridiculous shapes, colors, and forms. These Funny Looking Plants in this list are living proof.
Have a look at some unique flowers that look like things here
Funny Looking Plants
1. Catasetum Orchid
Botanical Name: Catasetum sanguineum
At a first glance, the middle of the flower appears like a big tip of a nose glancing right at you. This attribute makes this plant both funny and weird to look at!
Here are the different types of orchids you can grow
2. Rabbit’s Foot Fern
Botanical Name: Phlebodium aureum
The plant features fuzzy brown-haired rhizomes, which makes people think a small rabbit is hiding near the plant.
Check out the best hanging ferns here
3. Ghost Orchid
Botanical Name: Dendrophylax lindenii
This rare orchid variety can make you laugh with its flowers that look like a group of little ghosts dancing and trying to scare you away!
4. Dancing Girls Impatiens
Botanical Name: Impatiens bequaertii
Native to the rainforests of East Africa, Dancing Girls is a rare and spectacular impatien variety. They make amazing houseplants and look great in hanging baskets.
5. Monkey Face Orchid
Botanical Name: Dracula simia
The flowers of this unique plant look like a funny monkey face. It is one of the most amazing orchid varieties and thrives happily in deep shade and high humidity.
6. Happy Alien
Botanical Name: Calceolaria uniflora
Happy Alien plants are grown for their funny and distinct alien-shaped flowers. They are rarely available and mostly found in regions with cold climates.
7. Bumble Bee Orchid
Botanical Name: Ophrys bombyliflora
This orchid plant flaunts wonderful flowers which just look buzzy laughing bumble bees. It has a nice fragrance and thrives well in regions with a Mediterranean climate.
8. Kissing Lips
Botanical Name: Palicourea elata
Also known as the hot lips, the plant’s flowers have petals that look like two lips with a bright shade of red lipstick!
9. Duck Orchid
Botanical Name: Caleana major
The flowers of this plant have unusual-looking petals that resemble a duck’s head and wings. What makes it look funny as it looks like ducks trying to swim when it sways.
10. Naked Man Orchid
Botanical Name: Orchis italica
Houseplants cannot get funnier than this for sure! The flowers look like naked men standing in clusters in bright pink color.
11. Peter Pepper
Botanical Name: Capsicum annuum var. annuum
Also popular as chili willy, but most people love to call it penis pepper and that’s for a reason! The pepper is long and tubular, with a bulbous end.
12. The Penis Plant
Botanical Name: Trichocereus bridgesii forma mostruosa inermis
This cactus is called a penis plant because it looks exactly like one! It grows just to about 4-6 inches but it makes a big impact with its shape.
13. Brain Cactus
Botanical Name: Mammillaria Elongata ‘Cristata’
This plant is both funny and weird to look at as it resembles a human brain in appearance. You’ll surely love to add this one to your cacti collection!
14. Jackal Food
Botanical Name: Hydnora africana
The plant looks like succulent at the first glance but it is far from it. Its flower look like a vagina and its bright color makes it more interesting!
15. Travellers Palm
Botanical Name: Ravenala madagascariensis
Not a true palm, its leaves look more like of banana tree. The foliage extends out symmetrically from the trunk and looks weird yet spectacular in gardens.
16. Cannonball Tree
Botanical Name: Couroupita guianensis
The uncommon ornamental tree might be weird to look at, but it is a source of food, medicine, and materials to the locals.
Botanical Name: Welwitschia mirabilis
The plant looks like it is emerging from the earth with light green spiral leaves growing everywhere!
18. Black Bat Flower
Botanical Name: Tacca chantrieri
The black flowers of this plant look like flying bats. Its whiskers or the fine strings on the sides of the flowers can grow up to 20-26 inches in length!
19. Hammer Orchid
Botanical Name: Drakaea glyptodon
Also popular as the King is His Carriage, the flowers can grow up to 10 inches tall and look like two things holding hands.
20. The Cobra Lily
Botanical Name: Darlingtonia californica
It is a carnivorous plant that traps insects using its bright green stalks and bulbous cap, which gives it a cobra’s head look.
21. Devil’s Tooth
Botanical Name: Hydnellum peckii
It is the weirdest yet beautiful looking fungus in the world! With a pink cap that is decorated with bright red liquid droplets, the plant looks edible!
22. Canterbury Vegetable Sheep
Botanical Name: Raoulia eximia
This cushion forming plant has light gray foliage with yellow ‘flowers’ on top. With a layer of fine silly hair, this looks both weird and attractive.
23. Western Underground Orchid
Botanical Name: Rhizanthella gardneri
Both beautiful and bizarre, this orchid grows underground. It is also critically endangered with very few specimens alive.
24. Asian Watermeal
Botanical Name: Wolffia globosa
Also famous as the world’s smallest food, this plant is no bigger than the head of a pin! It has a taste like watercress and it’s full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids.