Miracle flower Rafflesia

(Rafflesia; lndon. Bunga patma - lotus flower), cadaveric lily, a genus of plants of the family Rafflesiaceae. Found on the islands of Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan. Among the most famous by Arnold and R. tuan muda with the largest flowers in the plant kingdom (diameter of 60 cm to 1 m). Received its name in honor of TS Raffles and naturalist D. Arnoldi, who found and described in the south-western part of Sumatra is "the greatest miracle" flora.



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