Rafflesia pricei flower

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Rafflesia pricei flower

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Rafflesia pricei flower

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Rafflesia pricei is a parasitic flowering plant endemic to Borneo.

Rafflesia pricei flower

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Rafflesia pricei flower

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Rosids

Order:   Malpighiales

Family:  Rafflesiaceae

Genus: Rafflesia

Species:               R. pricei

Binomial name : Rafflesia pricei

Rafflesia philippensis flower

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Rafflesia philippensis flower

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Rafflesia philippensis fower

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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Rosids

Order:   Malpighiales

Family:  Rafflesiaceae

Genus: Rafflesia

Species:               R. philippensis

Binomial name : Rafflesia philippensis

Rafflesia kerrii flower

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Rafflesia kerrii flower

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The red flowers have a diameter of 50–90 cm and smell awfully of rotten meat to attract flies for pollination.

Flowering season :- January to March.