A Flower so Huge!


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It is the second largest flower in the world, with a diameter that can reach up to 80 centimeters.

For those who are not fond of flowers, this blog  could probably get you thrilled to know about a flower that is grown in the Philippines with a staggering dimension – the Rafflesia, known locally as ‘bo-o’.It is considered to be the largest flower in the Philippines and confirmed to be the 2nd largest in the whole world. It has  a diameter that can reach up to 80 centimeters and can be found at Rafflesia Yard in the town of Baungon, Bukidnon (Phils) This place has been declared by the Philippine Goverment  as a critical habitat of this famous flower known by locals as “bo-o” that continues to draw attention.

Aside from the rare flower, outdoor lovers will come to know that Bukidnon is also home to four of the country’s Top 10 highest peaks. These are Mt. Dulang-Dulang (2nd), Mt. Kitanglad (4th), Mt. Kalatungan (5th), and Mt. Maagnaw (8th).

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