Question: Is Rafflesia only found in the Philippines?

Where is Rafflesia mostly found?

The flower with the world’s largest bloom is the Rafflesia arnoldii. This rare flower is found in the rainforests of Indonesia. It can grow to be 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds! It is a parasitic plant, with no visible leaves, roots, or stem.

Can Rafflesia eat humans?

No, rafflesia cannot eat a human.

Is rafflesia a Holoparasite?

The plant has no stems, leaves or roots. It is a holoparasite of vines in the genus Tetrastigma (a plant in the Vitaceae, the grape vine family), spreading its absorptive organ, the haustorium, inside the tissue of the vine.

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