Visitors throng park to see Rafflesia flower

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  • Monday, 21 Nov 2016

Rare bloom: The 70cm-diameter flower has six petals this time unlike the usual five petals. — Bernama

LUNDU: The Gunung Gading National Park here has been swarmed by visitors since Friday as word got out that its main attraction, the Rafflesia flower from the Rafflesia tuan-mudae species, is blooming.

The world’s largest flower started to bloom on Thursday (the first day of blooming which normally takes up to six days) and is expected to continue until tomorrow.

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