there are about 352,000 species of flowering plants with a variety of colors, shapes and aromas for us to enjoy. But there are some rare flowers that are rarely encountered and can only be enjoyed in a special place. Some of them only bloom in certain seasons or even after a long period of time. Here are the 5 rarest flowers in the world and endangered.
Giant Carcass Flower ( Amorphophallus Titanum)Amorphophallus titanum or some Indonesians call it Kibut , is the largest carcass flower and has the most stinking smell in the world. When blooming, this flower will spread the smell like rotten meat. This flower can only be found in the rainforests, grasslands and lowlands. These flowers become very rare because in their natural habitat, naturally they only bloom once in every 30 or 40 years. This flower has been cultivated and can be found in Huntington Botanical Garden , California . While the original species found in open grasslands and rain forests in the region of Sumatra.
Padma Giant ( Rafflesia Arnoldi )Rafflesia Arnoldii can be found in lowland rain forest in most parts of Indonesia. This flower is red and has five large petals with white spots. The flower has a unique shape, with a stench that attracts the attention of flies to aid the process of pollination. Rafflesia Arnoldii is a unisexual plant that of each flower has only one of the two reproductive organs. Therefore, the proximity of male and female flowers is essential for the pollination process. These factors make the process of successful pollination a very rare thing to happen.
Flower Semar Pouch ( Nepenthes Attenboroughii)This species is commonly found in rain forests in the interior of the Philippines and Indonesia. This plant is also known as carnivorous plants that eat insects and rats. Indonesian people call it by name pitcher or ketakong -eating rats. This plant has a shape like a jug that allows it to lure and eat its prey without difficulty. They are rare because the growth rate is very slow
Black Bat Flower ( Tacca Chantrieri )Black bat flowers are also known to be found in the region of Southeast Asian countries including Indonesia. This flower has petals that look like bats. The petals are dark black and require a considerable amount of water with high humidity to survive. It makes it one of the rare flowers that are difficult to cultivate. They also have a cat-like mustache that can grow up to 28 inches in length.