Aristolochia gordeana, said to be Africa's largest flower, bloomed for the first time on November 16, 2023 at the Kyoto Botanical Garden's viewing greenhouse in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City. There are no examples of cultivation at other facilities, and this is the first time the plant has bloomed in Japan.

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