Photos of European Plants acc. to the Flower Anatomy:   flowers hanging down
Other flower anatomy
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Down hanging flowers are an adaption to certain pollinating insects e.g. bumble bees, which have been developed by species or groups within many families.

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Ambrosia / Ragweed (3) Asteraceae / Composite Fam. D F SLO
Andromeda polifolia / Bog Rosemary Ericaceae / Heather Fam. D S
Aquilegia / Columbine (7) Ranunculaceae / Buttercup Fam. A D E F HR I S SLO
Arbutus / Strawberry Tree (2) Ericaceae / Heather Fam. Cor D GR HR I Rho
Arctostaphylos / Bearberry (2) Ericaceae / Heather Fam. A D E F HR S
Asparagus officinalis / Garden Asparagus, Wild Asparagus Liliaceae / Lily Fam. D
Atropa bella-donna / Deadly Nightshade Solanaceae / Nightshade Fam. A D HR
Borago officinalis / Borago Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam. D I Kre Mal
Campanula / Bellflower (11) Campanulaceae / Bellflower Fam. A And CH D E F HR I IRL S SLO
Cercis siliquastrum / Judas Tree Fabaceae / Legumes D F GR I Kre Les Mal Sam
Cerinthe / Honeywort,Cerinthe (4) Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam. A Chi D F GR HR Kre P Sam Siz
Chimaphila umbellata / Pipsissewa Pyrolaceae / Wintergreen Fam. D PL
Convallaria majalis / Lily of the Valley Liliaceae / Lily Fam. D
Cortusa matthioli / Bear's-Ear Sanicle Primulaceae / Primrose Fam. A F
Crocosmia aurea x pottsii / Montbretia Iridaceae / Iris Fam. E IRL
Cyclamen / Cyclamen (10) Primulaceae / Primrose Fam. A Chi D GR HR I Kre Les Mal Rho SLO Sam Sar Siz Zyp
Daboecia cantabrica / Irish Heath Ericaceae / Heather Fam. E IRL
Digitalis / Foxgloves (3) Scrophulariaceae / Figwort Fam. Cor D E F IRL Mal S
Erica / Heath (7) Ericaceae / Heather Fam. A D E GB GR HR I IRL Kre S Siz
Erythronium dens-canis / Dog's Tooth Violet Liliaceae / Lily Fam. I
Forsythia / Golden Bell,Border Forsythia (2) Oleaceae / Ash Fam. D
Fritillaria / Fritillary (10) Liliaceae / Lily Fam. D E F GR HR I Kre Les
Fuchsia magellanica / Fuchsia Onagraceae / Willowherb Fam. IRL
Galanthus / Snowdrop (3) Amaryllidaceae / Amaryllis Fam. Chi D
Iva xanthiifolia / Marsh Elder Asteraceae / Composite Fam. D
Laburnum / Golden Chain (2) Fabaceae / Legumes D F HR I
Leucojum / Snowflake (3) Amaryllidaceae / Amaryllis Fam. D F HR Mal Sar
Lilium / Lily (8) Liliaceae / Lily Fam. A CH D F GR HR S SLO
Linnaea borealis / Twinflower Caprifoliaceae / Honeysuckle Fam. S
Lonicera / Honeysuckle (3) Caprifoliaceae / Honeysuckle Fam. A D HR SLO
Lycopersicon esculentum / Tomato Solanaceae / Nightshade Fam. D GR
Moneses uniflora / One-flowered Wintergreen Pyrolaceae / Wintergreen Fam. A F
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana Musaceae / Banana Fam. Ten
Narcissus / Narcissus,Daffodil (2) Amaryllidaceae / Amaryllis Fam. E F P
Onosma / Goldendrop (13) Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam. Chi D F GR HR I Kre
Orthilia secunda / Serrated Winter Green Pyrolaceae / Wintergreen Fam. A D HR
Paulownia tomentosa / Princess Tree, Foxglove Tree Scrophulariaceae / Figwort Fam. D F
Pernettya mucronata / Prickly Heath Ericaceae / Heather Fam. IRL
Physalis / Gooseberry (3) Solanaceae / Nightshade Fam. CH D HR
Polygonatum / Solomon's Seal (3) Liliaceae / Lily Fam. A D F HR I S
Pyrola / Wintergreen (5) Pyrolaceae / Wintergreen Fam. A D F GB NL SLO
Robinia pseudoacacia / False Acacia Fabaceae / Legumes D
Salpichroa origanifolia / Cock's Eggs Solanaceae / Nightshade Fam. F
Solanum / Nightshade (13) Solanaceae / Nightshade Fam. A D F GR HR Kre Les Mal Rho Tun
Soldanella / Snowbell (4) Primulaceae / Primrose Fam. A CH D F I
Staphylea pinnata / Bladdernut Staphyleaceae / Bladdernut Fam. D HR
Streptopus amplexifolius / Twisted Stalk Liliaceae / Lily Fam. D
Symphytum / Comfrey (8) Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam. A Cor D F GR HR I S
Trachystemon orientalis / Oriental Borage, Abraham-Isaac-Jacob Boraginaceae / Borrage Fam. D
Umbilicus / Navelwort (4) Crassulaceae / Stonecrop Fam. Cor D F GR IRL Kre Mal Rho Ten
Vaccinium / Bilberry,Cranberry (6) Ericaceae / Heather Fam. A D F I S
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