Monday, January 31, 2005

Tambunan Rafflesia Centre, Sabah

The centre located in Tambunan, is about 65km from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. It is an education centre for the Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world. There are twelve species in the world of which four are found in Sabah. It is a rare destination to learn the unique biology of this parasitic flower, to hike in the cool mountain trail in search of the blooms and buds. It is a one in a lifetime experience to actually witness the bloom of a Rafflesia.

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Rafflesia at Tambunan

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