Black Bat Flower I am not sure whether it's the WHOLE flower that's the bat (it looks kind of bat-faced) or the middle part (pistil?) that also looks a bit like a tiny bat face. I love orchids; I love bats; and I love purple.
Early morning reveals the night flowering of our cactus. The daylight show lasts for only a few hours before the flowers close and die. During the early stages of the wet season the cactus may undergo several flowering phases lasting for up to a week