This fascinating flower is found mainly in low lying tropical rainforests of Indonesia. This is one of the worlds rarest, most endangered and largest flowers and it can reach a total width of over a meter. The Rafflesias survival is totally dependent on a specific vine called the Tetrastigma vine. As the Rafflesia is a bodiless, stemless, leafless, rootless parasite, it requires the vine for nourishment and support. It is also a carrion plant, which means that it releases a pungent rotten flesh smell when in bloom to attract flies and carrion beetles to aid in pollination. Once in bloom, the flower will only last about a week before dying.