After that faded flower I thought, maybe a few caruncles! That's not a term that you'll come across very often, unless you're talking about a chicken's wattle or certain kinds of Echeverias. Some people are really turned off to them, finding them almost revolting. Others find them fascinating and love them. In my experience, people either love or hate them; there's not much middle ground. Here are a few examples that I took pictures of earlier today. I think you can understand why some of these plants have volcanic names.