Selfish Selfies: Women Plucking Rare Phallic-Shaped Flowers Are Causing It to Die Out

Women have been picking these rare phallic-looking plants to take fun selfies with in such numbers that it risks dying out, according to Cambodian officials.

Nepenthes holdenii, a carnivorous tropical pitcher plant that grows at heights of between 600 and 800 meters above sea level, is a protected species and commonly found in the mountain regions of western Cambodia.

As the plant somewhat resembles a human penis, it has become common for pranksters to go to the mountains and pick the phallic pitcher plants for fun pictures.

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