RAFFLESIA ARNOLDII SUMATRA


RAFFLESIA ARNOLDII

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THE GIGANTIC SUMATRA JUNGLE FLOWER

It is NOW BLOOMING until 15th October 2018.

 

 

The endemic giant flower of Sumatra rain forest “Rafflesia Arnoldii is a kind of national flower in Indonesia.

Rafflesia Arnoldii is obviously the largest individual flower on earth besides the tallest flowering organs the “Titan Arum” (Amorphophallus titanum) and absolutely can be found in the rain forests of Sumatra and Kalimatan (Borneo).

 

 

 

The flower of Rafflesia Arnoldii could grow to a diameter of around 40 cm to 1 meter which does not have chlorophyll and stems.

 

 

 

 

 

It takes around 18 months to bloom from its bud and is blooming only for a short period of time for about one week and later on it goes off black from its dotting maroon colour.

 

 

 

 

The Rafflesia Arlnoldii is frequently found in Bukittinggi area West Sumatra province and Kepahiang area, Bengkulu province as well as all around the Bukit Barisan (Sumatra range mountain).

 

 

 

 

 

 


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