Black bat flower - Vleermuisbloem
The Black bat flower, Tacca chantrieri, is a species of flowering plant in the yam family
Dioscoreaceae. Tacca chantrieri is an unusual species in that it has black flowers. These flowers are
somewhat bat-shaped, are up to 12 inches across, and have long 'whiskers' that can grow up to 28
inches. There are different color types, including white and brown, both retaining the whiskers of
the black variety.
Species: Tacca chantrieri