Flower diameter is 122 cm, according to the local Center for protection of natural resources. The size of the plant is recognized as a record.
The specialists say that this rafflesia grew up in the place of former record-holders, which yielded in diameter and ten centimeters.
This parasitic plant exudes an unpleasant smell and lives only about a week. Rafflesii no leaves and roots, all essential nutrients the flower receives from the tissues of the host plant.