It is one of the most sought after cycad species in the world, perhaps it can even be considered the "holy grail" of cycad collectors. Offsets allegedly sell for as much as $20,000 each.
This flower oozes with sex appeal.
There's something about tulips that I find sexy. This is probably the reason why I gave my wife a bouquet of tulips when I proposed. I just knew she couldn't say no to a tulip.
The tulip is usually associated with The Netherlands (aside from windmills, the infamous plant Cannabis sativa and the sexy Red Light District) but it actually has a very wide distribution from western Europe to China. I was in The Netherlands last month in the middle of spring. So this is what I got:
I took this video of the tulips fields of Leiden, about 30 minutes outside of Amsterdam. Tulips porn.
Surrounded by cycads while my daughter goofs around. Finally set my eyes on one of, if not the loneliest plant in the world -- the extinct in the wild Encephalartos woodii or Wood's cycad.
A lawyer chases plants instead of ambulances and expands his tropical home garden with tillandsias (airplants), cycads, agaves and so much more. Metro Manila, Philippines.