This particular bird has no wings and will never fly. However, people around the world will stop and gawk at its flightless beauty. Strelitzia reginae is a monocotyledonous flowering plant indigenous to South Africa.
The flower is also known as Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise. Its scientific name commemorates Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen consort of King George III. Take a look at the bird of paradise without wings.