Home » Top 1000 Botanical Pictures » Very strange plant I found in India. Anybody here knows what it is? Add to Facebook download .zip with all pictures My guess is a Milkweed seed pod. [Edited to include image of Giant Milkweed seed pod.](http://forums.steves-digicams.com/attachments/pentax-lenses/139683d1248213905-tamron-18-250-trial-imgp1165r.jpg) Related Posts California Poppy Flowers in the Sonoran Desert. That’s a BIG tree – A Coastal redwood in Jedediah Smith State Park in California Osage Orange Hedge (gone wild) – Wye Island, MD Latest Comments lawvercool3 December 12, 2016 It’s called a Swan Plant here in New Zealand and lots of people grow them because they attract monarch butterflies. That’s the seed pod. LacyMaberry May 18, 2016 We have these in Australia too, as a child I walked through a field of them popping the pods. Maybe it was a similar plant. DomingaRico February 28, 2016 It looks like a baby durian! I really don’t know though. Darpolo February 6, 2016 And we call them “Balloon Cotton” here in Queensland, Australia. Different botanical name from the other comment though: Gomphocarpus physocarpus. Hinoldo December 27, 2015 Someone woke up on the wrong side of their mom’s basement couch. Comments are closed.