WORLD BIGGEST FLOWER IS…

Yes, the Rafflesia Arnoldii flower. The flower of Rafflesia is the largest and heaviest in the world with a pungent odor. This flower has a maximum diameter of 100 cm with a weight between 7-10kg. The petals have a thickness of up to 2.5 cm. Rafflesia Arnoldii flower is a rare plant, hard to find, as well as endemic. Moreover, its existence as if hiding for months in the body of its host and eventually grow flowers blossoming just a week. Because of that, flower is defined as a rare flower Indonesia.

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Do you know Patriotees, the origin of the name of Rafflesia Arnoldii flower? Yes, the Rafflesia genus name is derived from the name of its inventor Sir Stamford Raffles, an adventurer and expedition leader of the Indonesian rainforest. Meanwhile, the species name Arnoldii is taken from the name of Dr. James Arnold, who is in the expedition team of the Indonesian rainforest. #PatrioteesME.

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