Bud of Rafflesia keithii
According to the owner of the property where this Rafflesia keithii buds/flowers were seen, this particular bud is around 5 months old. It may takes up to 9 months before they fully blooms.
Picture of the freshly bloomed Rafflesia keithii flower can be seen here :
''Rafflesia keithii'' is a parasitic flowering plant in the genus ''Rafflesia'' endemic to Sabah in Borneo. The flowers can grow up to one metre in diameter. It is named after Henry George Keith, former Conservator of Forests in North Borneo .