Pictures of Parrot Flowers – Facts Analysis


Pictures of Parrot Flowers
Pictures of Parrot Flowers

Story:

Subject: The Parrot Flower

This is a flower from Thailand . It is also a protected species and is not allowed to be exported. This will be the only way we will be able to view this flower. Prepare to be amazed:

Pictures of Parrot Flowers
Pictures of Parrot Flowers

Analysis:

These are widely circulating pictures through emails, claiming them to be real flowers in the shape of Parrots. The messages also claim that these are rare species found in Thailand and should be well protected.

Pictures of Parrot Flowers
Pictures of Parrot Flowers

The story is fact. The pictures are genuine, Parrot flowers do exist, although they are rare. They belong to Impatiens psittacina (meaning parrot like) species that are rarely found in parts of Thailand, Burma and parts of India. It is called parrot flower as it resembles a parrot in flight when viewed from side angle.

Many people could not believe the existence of Parrot flowers and they dismissed them as digitally manipulated images. You can see additional information on these parrot flowers along with pictures in ExoticRainforest.com. Also, Thailand protects these Parrot flowers with a law that makes it illegal to own, collect, or export their plants or seeds as they are a rare and interesting species.

Hoax or Fact:

Fact.

References:

Impatiens psittacina – Wiki
Parrot Flowers Info


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