The Weirdest Parasite on Earth
The Weirdest Parasite on Earth
Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants in the family Rafflesiaceae. The species have enormous flowers, the buds rising from the ground or directly from the lower stems of their host plants; one species has the largest flower in the world.

The Rafflesia is about 3 feet across.  For reference check out these people standing next to one!


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