The world’s largest flower is currently feeding in the jungles of Sumatra, Indonesia.This flower is spread over four square feet.This flower is called Rafflesia. By the way, it is also known as corpse flower because it smells like rotten corpse. In the year 2017, a 12 kg Rafflesia flower spread over three square feet was found in the forests of Sumatra itself, but this time the flower is much bigger than the flower of 2017.
The world’s largest flower is currently feeding in the jungles of Sumatra, Indonesia.
This flower eats insects
Rafflesia is a parasitic plant.It smells bad because it eats insects and whatever worm pulls from its smell and sits inside it dies instantly.Then the stench emanating from its rotten body mixes with the stench of this flower.
The specialty of this flower plant is that it has no leaf or root.It takes its food and water from other plants.The smell present in its cup-shaped wreath attracts insect-mites.As soon as they enter the flower, they die.
Blossoming begins in october
This flower blooms only a few months of the year.Its bloom begins in October.It then blooms in full until March.But its life is very short.It dies very soon.
There are 28 species of this flower
This flower was discovered in Java between 1791 and 1794 by Lewis Deschamps.After this, a total of 28 species have been discovered so far.This flower is found only in countries like Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia etc.