- Hydrona africana is a most bizarre looking desert plant native to Africa. No one can easily identify hydnora africana as a plant because of this unnatural physical appearance, similar to that of fungi.
- This plat is completely leafless in nature and have deep brown colored flesh stem. This plant becomes more visible only upon the blooming time. The flowers of hydnora africana have a spherical shape, brown outside and orange color inside. It also produce pungent odor to attract bees for pollination.