"The carrion flower has a height of 149 cm and begins to bloom since Monday, Okt 21, usually the flower is only blooming for 10 days," said National Park Management (SPTN) Kerinci Seblat area III, Laskar Jaya Permana in Painan, on Wednesday.
he said the location of the carrion flower can be reached by walking for approximately 20 minutes from the residents settlement in the local village.
"We have encouraged the residents around to keep the carrion flower, because the plant can be a tourist attraction to come to Nagari Limau Gadang Lumpo," he added.
It will encourage the exposition of Nagari which has a waterfall attraction as one of the tourist destinations in Pesisir Selatan.
Meanwhile, forestry police TNKS, Rika Putra mentioned the carrion flower first discovered by the farm owner, Zul Badri on October 21, 2019.
In order for the flower to be not damaged by the citizens, he claimed to have asked Zul Badri to make a fense because there were many people who came to see it.
His mention that the flower was protected by Law No. 5 of 1990 about the conservation of biological resources and its ecosystem.
In the legislation it is mentioned that everyone is forbidden to take, cut, possess, destroy, nourish, transport and sell the protected plants or their parts in a state of life or death.
In addition, on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Nagari Limau Gadang received a Pro Climate award 2019 from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry because it was assessed to have made significant efforts and movements in the efforts of climate change control Community-based.
Baca juga: Bunga bangkai mekar Di Nagari Binaan TNKS
Baca juga: Bunga Bangkai setinggi dua meter tumbuh di kebun warga Agam
Translated by: Mutiara Ramadhani