The Black Bat Plant (Tacca Chantrieri) is native to south-east Asia, and apparently grows wild in the Yunnan Province of China. It is said that it can be grown in tropical and sub-tropical Queensland, but to an evolving scientist, it epitomises rare. This one, seen in Palm Cove in 2015, was not there when we went back to look for it in 2016! If it was there, it certainly was not flowering.
You will find lots more entries in this link Weekly Photo Challenge, Rare
It is often said that small things amuse small minds. Sometimes, photos are taken for fun. Just the fun of capturing something that tickles the sense of humour, prompts a shutter moment. Sometimes the fun is found in the next photo, even though the connection was not made at the time.
Fun with captions over the door – opposite Mirrorman, London
Fun stacking cars – Science Museum, London
Architectural Fun, near Victoria, London
Fun from above reception desk, Indigo Paddington Hotel, London
Fun with reflections – Tate Modern Gallery, London
Mirrorman, Marylebone, London with a Knight on Guard
Weekly Photo Challenge at The Daily Post