They are parasitic
plants that grow on Tetrastigma
vines, which grow only in undisturbed rainforests.
have got no
visible leaves, roots or stems, although root-like organs are spread
into the host vine.
They are rare to see as the flower only lasts for a
few days, and they are endangered because the undisturbed rainforests
disappearing. They've got a smell and look of rotting flesh which
attracts incects such as flies that pollinate them.
has got the
largest flower of all the species, with a diameter up to one
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