WATCH | A flower that smells like rotting flesh + other weird plants and where to find them

2020-01-16 16:45 - Gabi Zietsman
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The world can be a strange place - especially when it comes to the weird world of plants and fungi.

And recently, one particular flower attracted a massive crowd when it flowered deep in the forests of West Sumatra in Indonesia, according to Atlas Obscura. 

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This rafflesia - also known as a corpse flower - bloomed on the last night of 2019, and broke the record for being the largest flower ever recorded for its species - a whopping diameter of more than a metre. 

But this monster flower isn't the only weird plant in the world - watch the video to discover how bizarre Mother Nature can be.

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