Top Ten Misleading Plant Names

Some names just don't describe something really well...

The Top Ten

1 Eggplant

Doesn't resemble an egg in any way - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

2 Desert Rose

It's not a rose, and it doesn't even look like a rose. It's more closely related to the genus Plumeria - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

3 Crab Apple

Doesn't resemble a crab in any way - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

4 Traveller's Palm

It's not a palm. It's more closely related to bananas - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

5 Indian Hawthorn

It's not native to India. It's native to China, Japan, Laos, and Cambodia - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

6 Blueberry

It's not blue, it's actually purple - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

7 Strawberry

It's not really a berry. It's actually an "aggregate fruit" - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

8 Chinese Bamboo

It doesn't belong in the bamboo family. It's from a family called Agavaceae - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

9 Indian Ricegrass

It's not related to rice or wild rice - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

10 Money Tree

It doesn't produce money (except you sell it of course) - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

The Contenders

11 Angel's Trumpet

It's actually more like a "devil". It can kill people and many have died from it - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

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