Sunday, December 8, 2013

Bukidnon: rafflesia

Rafflesia schadenbergiana was found at sitio Kalanganan, barangay San Vicente, Baungon in 2007. The flower can have a diameter of about 80 centimeters (31 inches) and is the largest flower in the Philippines. It was first discovered in 1882 on Mount Parag (near Mount Apo) by the German anthropologist Dr. Alexander Schadenberg.

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