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Rafflesia arnoldii the biggest flower in the world
Bengkulu The Land Of Rafflesia
This is from my country... bengkulu, indonesiaMy rafflesia: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/...or (http://gomumu.blogspot.com/2014/10/bu......) and Amorphopallus (http://gomumu.blogspot.com/2014/10/Bu......)
thank you @Seema
you are welcome Despina, Bengkulu is Land Of Rafflesia
Wonderfull spotting, love the flower close -up! Thanks for updating the spotting, to show only the flower and not the people around it!
You are welcome Johan. @LaurenZarate : it doesn't smell foul.
@shebebusynow: All the photos of the original posting had a human or a group of humans in. The avatar being used is perfect.
Thanks for sharing, Sofian ... so strange and wonderful that it doesn't look quite real, does it?
This is beautiful! Sighting one of these is going to go on my 'bucket list'. For what it's worth, Johan, if the profile shot is what you were referring to, in this case I think that it would be legitimate to have at least one shot in the series include the human because the perspective on its size is impossible to grasp otherwise, and that is its most prominent characteristic. I'd leave the human in the photo. One of those cases where the exception proves the rule.
Amazing spotting! Welcome to Project Noah and thank you for sharing! This is very impressive!
Very beautiful! If this one doesn't smell, how does it attract flies for pollination? Or is it pollenated in some other way?
Hi Sofian, Thanks very much for your co-operation. Many people get upset, but your reaction is commendable. Thanks again!
What a fine specimen!
ok, i'm understand, thank you Mr. Johan
HI Sofian, Very nice spotting. Welcome to Project Noah. Project Noah does not encourage photos of humans and it would be appreciated if you could crop the photos to show only the flower. Thanks very much. I suggest you read the FAQ (http://www.projectnoah.org/faq) to learn the rules of the site.Looking forward to more spottings from your part of the world.
thank you so much Neil
Considering the size of them, that's got to be a good thing. Great photos, Sofian, and thanks for sharing our amazing find.
Rafflesia arnoldii not smell
Now that is an impressive flower. What a great spotting. Is it the one that smells like rotting meat?
thank you :)
What an amazing spotting! I know that it is quite rare to find one of these in bloom.
Lat: -3.52, Long: 102.54
Spotted on Dec 14, 2013 Submitted on Dec 14, 2013
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