Grammatophyllum speciosum

The largest orchid in the world, Grammatophyllum speciosum, also known as the Queen of Orchids, in flower in the Tropical Nursery, behind the scenes at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. In this image you can see the new flower buds developing. This orchid flower is yet to reach its full size! Photograph taken on 24th September 2015.

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