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KUCHING, June 25: Hold your breath and prepare to be amazed as Kubah National Park unveils another enchanting display of nature’s brilliance with a second Amorphophallus plant known as the ‘corpse flower’ bursting into bloom.
According to the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), the Amorphophallus has gained fame for its massive size and distinctive aroma, often compared to decaying flesh.
“Once again, this rare botanical marvel has drawn nature enthusiasts, botany lovers, and curious spectators from far and wide,” it said in a Facebook post yesterday.
Kubah National Park, a sanctuary teeming with diverse flora and fauna, has become a sanctuary for those seeking an immersive experience in an untouched paradise.
With the arrival of the second Amorphophallus bloom, the park’s allure shines even brighter, underscoring its importance as a haven for rare and exceptional plant species.
To ensure the preservation of this precious floral wonder, visitors are kindly requested to adhere to guidelines and respect the natural habitat.
SFC further reminded those visiting the corpse flower to stay on designated paths and refrain from touching or disturbing the plants.
“The distinct odour of the Amorphophallus bloom may not be suitable for everyone. We advise individuals with sensitive noses or respiratory conditions to take necessary precautions.
“Feel free to take photographs, but please be mindful of others and refrain from using flash photography,” it added.
For any inquiries or updates, contact Kubah National Park at 011-65729232 or 011-65729242. — DayakDaily