The Lava Flower is a flower that looks and acts very similar to the Fire Flower, only with a few differences. The Lava Flower's stem is black and coal-like, most likely because the stem is burned. The Lava Flower itself is red on the outer layer, orange in middle layer, and yellow in the center layer.
When obtained, the player transforms into there Lava Form. There lava form looks almost exactly like there Super Form, except the players overalls turn inferno red. The player gains the ability to temporarily swim in lava, and is immune to fire related enemies. The player also gains the ability to shoot blistering hot coals that leave behind a trail of fire. All-in-all, the Lava Flower is just the advanced form of the Fire Flower.