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Rafflesia arnoldii Typus


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Rafflesiaceae
Genera: Rafflesia – Rhizanthes – Sapria


Rafflesiaceae Dum., Anal. Fam. Pl. 13–14 (1829), nom. cons.


Primary references[edit]

  • Dumortier, B.C.J. 1829. Analyse des Familles de Plantes 13–14.

Additional references[edit]

  • Davis, C.C., Latvis, M., Nickrent, D.L., Wurdack, K.J., & Baum, D.A. 2007. Floral gigantism in Rafflesiaceae, Science 315: 1812.


  • Nickrent, D.L. 2022. The Parasitic Plant Connection, Department of Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Available on line [1]. Reference page
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Rafflesiaceae in Kew Science Plants of the World Online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2014 Mar. 1. Reference page
  • Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page
  • Tropicos.org 2014. Rafflesiaceae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 1 Mar. 2014.
  • Watson, L. & Dallwitz, M.J. (1992 onwards) The families of flowering plants: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. Version: 19th Oct 2013.[2]

Vernacular names[edit]

suomi: Rafflesiakasvit
中文: 大花草科
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