The elegant and fascinating tones of pink create an eye-catching visual feast in nature.
Let's take you on a journey to the magical world of pink orchids, flamingos and corals. Are you ready for this adventure full of unique beauties?
Let’s dive into the list of pink things.
Pink lilies are the perfect way to create a romantic and serene atmosphere in your garden.
Did you know that these elegant flowers not only have a pleasant appearance, but also have a fragrant smell?
Pink lilies are unique plants that bring the beauty of nature into your home and provide a constantly colorful and fragrant experience throughout the season.
Calluna vulgaris, commonly known as heather, is a beautiful and hardy plant that grows in acidic soils and dominates the rugged areas of Europe.
It is home to purple, pink and white flowers that color the gardens and is also famous for its delicious honey. This plant, which is resistant to cold, is ideal for those who want to live in harmony with nature.
Azaleas are shrub species belonging to the Rhododendron genus that fascinate with its colorful flowers in spring, and grow well in shade-tolerant and acidic soils.
These plants, which have thousands of different cultivars on them, are often preferred in gardens and parks. Azaleas are famous for their beauty and are also culturally important.
Garden Phlox, an indispensable ornamental plant in gardens, draws attention with its fragrant flowers in summer and autumn. This plant, which grows in sunny and semi-shaded areas, shows its vivid colors in moist and fertile soils.
Garden Phlox, which is also preferred as a cut flower, is generally used for ornamental purposes and its medicinal properties are unknown. This easy-to-grow plant is an affordable option for gardeners and is often sold in a variety of colors.
This beauty is an ideal choice to add color and energy to your garden.
Leather flower is a climbing flower of the genus Clematis, of which there are about 380 species. These plants, which attract attention with their succulent leaves, develop better in sunny and humid environments. They are more common in non-tropical regions.
Gerbera jamesonii is also known as Barberton daisy, known for its beautiful colorful flowers. Native to Southeast Africa, this flower can adapt to new regions thanks to its seeds that are easily spread by the wind.
It is considered the ancestor of the Gerbera flowers popular in gardening.
Alcea rosea, popularly known as hibiscus, is a plant that draws attention with its colorful and fascinating flowers. This plant, which can reach 8 feet in height, attracts butterflies and hummingbirds, and is also used in herbal medicine for inflammation control and bleeding gums.
Famous for its flowers that open and close like a dragon's mouth, Antirrhinum majus, or snapdragon, is a stunning ornamental plant in gardens. While these flowers are pollinated by bees, they offer a visual feast with different colored varieties of flowers.
Phalaenopsis, also known as the butterfly orchid, is an exotic orchid with about 70 species, dazzling with its long-lasting, flat and fragrant flowers. These beauties are found naturally in Asian regions such as India, China, and the Philippines.
Dianthus is a fascinating genus that is home to more than 340 species of flowering plants originating from Europe and Asia.
They bloom in a variety of colors, including carnation, pink, and sweet William.
Dianthus species are noted for their fragrant, frilly-edged flowers, and some have an intensely spicy scent. These beauties also play an important role as a food source for the larvae of various butterfly species.
Prunus serrulata, also known as Japanese cherry, is a beautiful cherry tree species that grows naturally in Japan, China, and Korea. This tree offers a fascinating look by blooming in pink and white in spring.
The Japanese developed many cultivars by selective breeding of these cherry trees and used them for ornamental purposes around the world.
Since the Japanese cherry is considered to be the harbinger of spring, traditional flower watching events called hanami are held during the blooming period.
The fruit of this species, the sakuranbo, is smaller and bitter than sweet cherries and is generally inedible.
Camellia japonica, also known as the Japanese camellia, is an ornamental plant famous for its stunning flowers and thousands of varieties.
It grows naturally in China, Korea and Japan originally. It is an important plant not only with its beautiful appearance, but also because it contains anti-inflammatory terpenoids in its leaves.
Zinnia elegans, also known as the flower of youth and old age, is an annual herb famous for its colorful and attractive flowers.
This plant, which originated in Mexico, is grown as an ornamental plant throughout the world.
With hundreds of cultivars in various colors, sizes and forms, zinnias, which are the favorite of gardens, grow best in hot, dry and frost-free areas. These stylish flowers love sunny areas and well-drained soils.
Magnolia liliiflora is a lovely tree grown in China and Japan, noted for its large, striking pink-purple flowers in ornamental gardens. It blooms profusely at the beginning of spring and is dazzling.
Rhododendron is a genus of trees and shrubs with about 1,024 species, mostly grown in Asia and the Himalayas, famous for their striking flowers. The national flower of Nepal, these colorful plants bloom from late winter to early summer and make a dazzling appearance in gardens.
Begonia are ornamental plants native to tropical and subtropical humid regions with over 2000 species.
Famous for their brightly colored flowers and large, variegated leaves, begonias are grown indoors as ornamental plants in cooler climates, while providing a colorful appearance outdoors in summer.
Fuchsia is a type of plant with colorful and ornamental flowers, mostly consisting of shrubs or small trees. Fuchsia, which has about 110 different species, is especially native to South America. These plants bloom abundantly in summer and autumn, and in tropical species they bloom throughout the year.
Lilium 'Stargazer' is a strong-smelling hybrid lily, famous for its sky-facing flowers. This easy-to-grow plant performs better in sunny conditions.
Created in 1974 by California lily grower Leslie Woodriff, 'Stargazer' blooms from mid to late summer.
Galah is one of Australia's most common parrots. Its other name is "pink and gray cockatoo" or "rose-breasted cockatoo".
It is known for its loud and bold behavior and is now common in cities.
It takes its name from the Yuwaalaraay language word for "gilaa". It is known for its pink and gray plumage and vibrant pink crest. The iris of the males is black, and the iris of the females is brown or red.
It is found all over Australia and is one of the most beloved pink animals.
Deilephila elpenor is a species of moth in the Sphingidae family, known for its elephant trunk-like caterpillar.
It flies at night to collect nectar from flowers and has high color vision for this purpose. It is found in both Europe and Asia, and its habitats include rural areas, woodlands, and urban gardens.
A member of the pigeon-billed ibis family, the Rose-colored spoonbill (Platalea ajaja) is a native nest maker in North and South America. The pinkish color of the rose-colored spoonbill is of dietary origin and, like the American flamingo, contains the pigment canthaxanthin. Feathering in the 18th and 19th centuries put the rose-colored spoonbill near extinction.
However, in recent years, the range of distribution of the species has expanded. This interesting bird is noted for its long legs, long and spatula-like beak, and pinkish coloration.
Flamingos are flamboyant birds known for their lithe stature, long legs and pink plumage. It is in the order Phoenicopteriformes and has six species living in the Americas (including the Caribbean) and Afro-Eurasia.
The group is called "flamboyance". Their name comes from the Spanish and Portuguese word "flamengo" meaning "color of fire". Their pink color is achieved thanks to the carotenoid pigment canthaxanthin.
Flamingos are thought to have a close relationship with grebe birds and are collectively called Mirandornithes.
The Pale-vented pigeon is a large breed of pigeon native to tropical America. While their males are generally not striking in plumage, they do have some copper reflections.
It makes a soft puppet sound and usually feeds on fruit, seeds and berries. This bird is common in forest edges, river banks and open areas with trees.
The axolotl is an unusual salamander species native to Mexico's Xochimilco and Chalco lakes. Even when these interesting creatures reach their adulthood, they do not transform by continuing their aquatic life with their external gills.
Unfortunately, due to the great pressures on their habitats and the predominance of alien fish species, axolotls are currently on the endangered species list.
Axolotls, which were intensively researched by scientists for their ability to regenerate organs such as limbs, gills and eye parts, were also consumed as one of the Aztecs' basic food sources.
These creatures, which are very interesting with their different color varieties, have an important place among the unique and mysterious creatures of nature.
Ladybugs are tiny insects known for their red, orange or pink color. Coleomegilla maculata is a pink-colored, black-spotted species that usually lives in North America.
Both adults and larvae feed on insects such as aphids and are used as biological control agents. Ladybugs are known as cute creatures that bring luck in people's eyes.
They also play an important role in the control of harmful insects in agricultural areas.
Pink fairy armadillo
Like its name, the pink fairy armadillo is such a cute creature that it can only be found in fairy tales. Only 10 cm tall, this armadillo is the smallest armadillo in the world.
Notable for its hard shell and dense white plumage, the armadillo is also known for its burrowing lifestyle. It can tunnel quickly, especially in compacted soil, with its two large set claws.
Their diet includes insects, invertebrates and plant leaves. However, it is a unique creature with its colour, soft shell and shape.
Conolophus marthae is one of the rarest iguanas in the world. It stands out for its looks: it has a pinkish body and some black stripes. It lives only on the Wolf Volcano on Isabela Island, and its population is critical, with only 200 adult individuals.
It is threatened by foreign animals such as feral cats and black mice. However, there is hope for creating some kind of successful recovery program.
Hymenopus coronatus, the pink orchid ant, is a species of ant that lives in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. It got its name because of its similarity with orchids. Females are twice as large as males and quickly catch their prey.
Their body colors range from pink to brown, and they can blend in with the background.
Especially butterflies, flies, fruit flies, insects and bees. Some may even eat their own siblings. Also, the females care for the young and guard their eggs.
The pink robin is a small bird that lives in southeast Australia. Males have a pink color on their chest and a white spot on their foreheads. Females have gray-brown plumage.
They usually live in cold, moist forests and make their nests in tree branches.
These birds, which remain loyal to their mates, are endangered due to the decrease in their habitats. However, for now they are classified as Least Concern by the IUCN.
Amazon river dolphin
The Amazon river dolphin is a species of pink whale native to South America.
Males are larger than females and weigh 185 kg. It is the largest species of river dolphin and can hunt in forested wetlands thanks to its agile maneuvers.
They have the widest range of diets, including fish, turtles, frogs and freshwater crabs. Hunting and habitat loss are among the main threats to which the species is endangered.
The pink pigeon or Mauritian pigeon is a species of pigeon native to the island of Mauritius. It nearly became extinct in the 1970s and 1990s and is still very rare.
However, their numbers have started to increase thanks to the work of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust since 1977. In 2018, it was included in the "Hard to Protect" category in the IUCN Red List.
It attracts attention with its pink feet and pale pink-gray plumage. Their population has decreased due to the destruction of the island's native forests.
Erythrism is an unusual scarlet pigmentation in the feathers, skin, feathers or eggshells of animals. This may be caused by genetic mutations or nutrition.
For example, erythrism has been observed as a result of bees consuming "bright red corn syrup" used in the production of maraschino cherries.
While erythrism is an advantage for some animals, it can be a disadvantage for others.
For example, erythrism is rare in katydids, where most plants are green because the vibrant colors make it difficult for these animals to camouflage in their natural habitat.
Drymonema is a genus of jellyfish belonging to the Drymonematidae family. It was identified as a separate family in 2011 based on DNA evidence and morphological analysis.
There are 3 species worldwide: Drymonema dalmatinum, Drymonema gorgo and Drymonema larsoni.
These species can be found in the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the western South Atlantic. The Drymonema larsoni species produces large and dangerous blooms, also called "pink meanie".
Drymonema species often feed on other jellyfish species, such as aurelia, including other species.
Pandalus borealis is a shrimp species that lives in the cold regions of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific.
Other names include pink shrimp, deep sea shrimp, cold water shrimp, and Maine shrimp.
This interesting pink animal has been hunted since the early 1900s, especially in Norway, and is widely used for human consumption in many countries due to its high nutritional value.
However, its hunting is limited due to its short lifespan and variable stocks.
It is also the source of various chemicals such as shrimp alkaline phosphatase (SAP), an enzyme used in molecular biology, and chitosan.
Pisaster brevispinus, also known as the giant pink starfish, is a species of starfish that lives in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. It is one of the largest starfish worldwide and has five thick arms and a large central disc.
Their main prey is mussels and they live on muddy or sandy seafloors. They don't like to stay on the beach for too long because they don't feel very well outside of the water.
They also eat other animals such as sand dollars, snails, earthworms and small crabs. Pisaster brevispinus often battles rival starfish and fights for food supplies.
Pink-headed fruit dove
The pink-headed fruit dove is a small and colorful pigeon native to Indonesia. The head, neck and throat of the males are purplish-pink in colour.
The upper parts are green, the underparts are gray and the lower tail feathers are yellow. Females are paler in color than males.
This species of pigeon lives in the mountain forests of Sumatra, Java and Bali at altitudes of 1000-2200 meters and is usually seen singly or in pairs.
It finds food such as fruit, berries and figs in the upper layers of forests. Its population is not considered threatened, but in recent years it has been observed openly sold on social media platforms in Indonesia.
Amblycorypha is a genus of crickets found in North America belonging to the family Tettigoniidae. There are about 14 species. These insects have round heads, large eyes and antennae.
Some species have very beautiful songs, and they use different holes in their wings to sing their songs. Amblycorypha species are used by Native Americans in traditional medicine. In addition, the mating behavior of some species is quite interesting.
Minerals and Rocks
Rose Quartz is a pinkish variety of quartz that is transparent or translucent. It is rare in nature and is usually mined from Brazil, Madagascar and South Africa.
It has a soft, romantic energy and is thought to open the heart chakra, encouraging love, compassion, and tolerance.
While it is used for decorative purposes such as necklaces, bracelets, rings and other jewelry, it is also used in meditation and energy healing work.
Rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral known for its pink and red colors. This beautiful stone is used especially for decorative purposes and is frequently preferred in jewelry making. It is also used as an ore of manganese, a major component of low-cost stainless steel formulations and some aluminum alloys.
Rhodochrosite is the national stone of Argentina and is also the official state mineral of Colorado. Capillitas with their banded structures are found in mines in Argentina.
Rhodochrosite is rarely cut into jewelry because of its easy cleavage and softness. Manganese carbonate tailings, historically quite destructive to the amalgamation process used to concentrate silver ores, is often found in tailings piles.
Halite ( Pink )
Halite is a naturally occurring salt mineral. It is usually colorless or white, but can also take on colors such as blue, purple, red and orange due to the effect of other substances in it.
"Halite (Pink)" has a pink tint caused by the magnesium it contains. It is formed in sedimentary rocks as a result of evaporation of sea water or salty lake water.
Halite flowers, which are rare in some desert caves, are an interesting natural formation. Halite mines are widely found throughout the world and are used in many industries.
Pleurotus djamor, or pink oyster mushroom, is a species of fungus in the family Pleurotaceae. It has a meaty and fishy flavor and its texture is both meaty and chewy.
It resembles bacon or ham when fried. However, it is rarely found in grocery stores, as its shelf life is only one day. It is widely found in Mexico and is the best known mushroom in Tlayacapan.
"Pink Waxcap" or its scientific name, Porpolomopsis calyptriformis, is a species of fungus in the family Hygrophoraceae. Quite common in England, this mushroom grows in old meadows where agricultural activity has declined.
However, it is globally considered "fragile" due to habitat loss and is on the threatened species list in many countries. It is easily recognizable by its pinkish color and pointed hat.
Recent research has revealed that waxcap fungi are not mycorrhizal or saprophytic, but may be related to algae.
Dibaeis baeomyces, the pink soil lichen, is a species of fruticose lichen in the Ascomycota division.
It got its name from the small pink apothysias. It prefers direct growth in unstable soils such as loose sandy or dry clay and thrives in full sunlight.
Unlike many lichen species, it is a species that can spread rapidly. The pink soil lichen is commonly found in the eastern United States from Alabama to the Arctic circle.
Red algae are one of the oldest groups of eukaryotic algae. They are mostly known as multicellular marine algae and are abundant in marine habitats.
However, they can also be found in freshwater habitats in warm regions. There are 6,793 species in the class Florideophyceae. Red algae have chloroplasts with stromal thylakoids and accessory pigments with phycobiliproteins that give them their red color.
A type of starch known as floridean starch stores sugars outside of the chloroplasts. Dulse and laver are traditionally used in European and Asian cuisines.
Histioteuthis bonnellii is also known as the "umbrella squid". It is widely found in the Atlantic Ocean and mostly lives at depths of 100-2200 meters.
This animal, which can reach up to 119 cm in length, progresses by absorbing water and can change color. Its dishes include fish, crabs and mussels.
They are preyed upon by animals such as the northern bottlenose whale, female whale, blue shark, and swordfish.