Rafflesia

The largest flower in the world, 30 inches in diameter. It is an endoparasite of vines. The vile smell that the flower gives off attracts insects such as carrion flies, which transport pollen from male to female flowers. This flower was spotted in Guang Gading national park, Malyasia

 

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Taken on December 12, 2008
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