The Bramha Kamal is a rare lotus named after lord Brahma, the creator in Indian Mythology.
It is believed that this beautiful flower, orchid cactus - cereus, blooms only once a year during nighttime.
It is considered very lucky to see it bloom and blooms around midnight.
The night it blooms the buds emit a strong fragrance. The buds then starts
blooming as the night falls and by midnight the flowers are completely blooming.
It survives only for a single night.
Brahma Kamal is the state flower of Uttarakhand, India.