Graphic Definition of Noctiflorous

Noctiflorous adj. Flowering at night.


Nyctophile' and 'Scotophile', too, mean

"Lover of the night or darkness"

but 'Noctiflorous' wins  as best poetic metaphor.

There are few photos to be found  of a noctiflorous bloom.

Are these gentle beauties

still winning a slow and ancient peek-a-boo contest?

You find out... 

...I'll sleep.


'The Queen of the Night' only flowers one day per year.



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