Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world-famous scientific organization, globally respected for its outstanding collections as well as its scientific expertise in plant diversity, conservation and sustainable development in the UK and around the world. Its remit includes all aspects of botany and fungal research, with dedicated departments for species identification, biodiversity informatics, and comparative plant and fungal biology, among others. Kew Gardens in London, UK, is a major international visitor attraction, which was accredited as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003.

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Tallest flower

The tallest bloom is the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum), an example of which was grown by Louis Ricciardiello (USA) measuring 3.1 m (10 ft 2.25 in) tall on 18 June 2010, when it was on display at Winnipesaukee Orchids in Gilford, New Hampshire, USA.