Chinese Fleeceflower: Root Depicts Naked Man and Women

A cluster of ginger roots.

Chinese fleeceflower plant is making headlines today after the roots of a fleece flower plant took the shape of a nude female and male, the Daily Mail reported.

Skeptics might suspect that the roots are man-made, but not so, says owner Fan.

The owner told news that the fleece flower, which depicts a man and woman in all their naked glory (private parts included), was already formed when the plant was pulled from the ground.

Fan spotted the root hanging from a vegetable stall in a small town in Chinas eastern Shandong province. He was so bewildered by his discovery that he paid 600 yuan for italmost a hundred U.S. dollars.

The Daily Mail reports that curious visitors travel from all over China to see the foot-long vegetable couple displayed in his home.

The consumption of fleece flower is believed in Asian to reduce cholesterol, obesity and help fight heart disease.

Click here to see the fascinating photo.

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