This flower, rafflesia amoldi , is the largest flower in the world. The corpse flower, which appears larger, is actually made up of many smaller flowers. The rafflesia amoldi plant's blooms can be over three tall. The plant exudes a pungent smell and has no leaves, stems or roots. The large center can hold six to seven quarts of water.
The Queen of Sheba - Thelymitra speciosa - This flamboyant beauty is native to Western Australia. It grows in open, sandy clays in exposed plains within the Wheatbelt. It’s reliant upon Tulasnella fungi for germination. Orchids of this genus often mimic other nectar-providing plants in order to be pollinated, typically by bees.