Month: April 2013

THE HOT LIPS PLANT – With a scientific n

THE HOT LIPS PLANT – With a scientific name of Psychotria Elata, this species also goes by the fitting names of the Hot Lips Plant and Flower of Lips. The colorful red flowers have evolved to attract pollinators including hummingbirds and butterflies. The plant can be found in the forested areas of tropical America such as Costa Rica and Colombia.
Photo credit: Rex Features