jakarta monumen nasional (monas) and giant corpse flower (bunga bangkai)

The National Monument (Monas) in Merdeka Square in Jakarta (Indonesia).­

The Monas is clearly inspired by the Giant Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum), which is another symbol of Indonesia (it is the official emblem of the Indonesian province of Bengkulu, also known as Southwest Sumatra).­

For more information about the Corpse Flower, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Amorphophallus_­titanum

For more information about the Indonesia National Monument, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­National_­Monument_­(Indonesia)

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Jalan Kawasan Monas, Jakarta Capital Region 10250, Indonesia

Photos taken in Indonesia.­

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