The Rafflesia arnoldii. Rafflesia arnoldii (corpse flower) growing to the east of the Lake Maninjau, Sumatra, Indonesia. Henrik Hansson. External link Plants of the World Online, Kewscience. The flower with the world’s largest bloom is the Rafflesia arnoldii. This rare flower is found in the rainforests of Indonesia. It can grow to be 3 feet … Continue reading “What is the largest flower in the world?”
Amorphophallus titanum, aka The titan arum, also known as the “corpse flower,” is about to bloom in Washington, D.C. The giant flower blooms once every few years or once every few decades. Once fully open, it remains in bloom for 24 to 48 hours, and then poof! Show's over. Native of Sumatra and Indonesia.