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rafflesia kerrii (buds). The buds of rafflesia kerrii. Rafflesias...
Photo Details
Image #: DSC_7744-20001
Species: rafflesia kerrii (buds)
Location: Kelantan, Malaysia
Description: The buds of rafflesia kerrii. Rafflesias live as parasites on host plants which are actually a species of vine called tetrastigma. It takes about 9 months for a bud to transform to a flower in full bloom. These flowers last only a few days depending on weather conditions.