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Does anyone know what this is from?
Sorry if someone’s answered this already, but based on some poking around the interwebs it seems to be from the live-action TV show based on Akuma-kun. Link is to Wikipedia article. I have no idea what’s going on here but I want it, so if anyone knows how to watch this, I’m interested.
I had the same idea and found a great writeup at Blacksun1987.
Akuma-kun (Devil’s Boy). 1966. A live action tv series about a boy fighting demons with the aid of a tuxedo wearing demon. Sounds like a great show.
“Also known as the ghost plant, Indian pipe, or corpse plant.
Unlike most plants, it is white and does not contain chlorophyll. Instead of generating energy from sunlight, it is parasitic, more specifically a myco-heterotroph. Its hosts are certain fungi that are mycorrhizal with trees, meaning it ultimately gets its energy from photosynthetic trees. Since it is not dependent on sunlight to grow, it can grow in very dark environments as in the understory of dense forest. It is often associated with beech trees.
The complex relationship that allows this plant to grow also makes propagation difficult.
The plant is sometimes completely white but commonly has black flecks and a pale pink coloration. Rare variants may have a deep red color.”
My kind of flower.