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rafflesia

An orchid gardener from Lundu took us to see this, hiding in the jungle undergrowth behind his house. He told us we were very lucky to see one as they rarely flower. I left my foot in for scale! There's a timelapse of one coming into bloom here:

www.vsocial.com/video/?d=78530

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Taken on August 23, 2010