Brazilian plant pelican vine blooms in Manthuruthy; bird-shaped flower grabs attention
Kottayam: A rare Brazilian vine plant pelican vine bloomed in Manthuruthy here pulling crowd. The rare variety of plant bloomed in the residence of Karappalli Rajesh in Manthuruthy.
The flower of pelican vine resembles pelican bird and duck in shape. It is cream and brown in colour. The plant was brought from Karnataka two years ago. It is blooming for the first time.
After the Brazilian plant bloomed in Rajesh’s house, people keep visiting to see the flower and take its pictures. Pelican vine’s scientific name is Aristolochia grandiflora.