Raf·fle'si·a (răf*flē'zhĭ*ȧ) noun [ New Latin Named from its discoverer, Sir S. Raffles .] (Botany) A genus of stemless, leafless plants, living parasitically upon the roots and stems of grapevines in Malays...
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<botany> A genus of stemless, leafless plants, living parasitically upon the roots and stems of grapevines in Malaysia. The flowers have a carrionlike odour, and are very large, in one species (Rafflesia Arnoldi) having a diameter of two or three feet. ... Origin: NL. Named from its discoverer...
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• (n.) A genus of stemless, leafless plants, living parasitically upon the roots and stems of grapevines in Malaysia. The flowers have a carrionlike odor, and are very large, in one species (Rafflesia Arnoldi) having a diameter of two or three feet.
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(from the article `Rafflesiales`) The family Rafflesiaceae includes the following genera, mostly in the Old World subtropics: Pilostyles (22 species), Bdallophytum (4 species), ... ...mistletoes attached to tree branches extract water and minerals from their hosts but carry out their own photosynthe...
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[band] Rafflesia is a metalcore band from Zeebrugge, Belgium who have been active since 2005 and play in the H8000 scene. The band mostly plays metalcore, melodic death metal and hardcore. ==History== In 2005, Bart Teetaert, Lazer Zec, Maxime Aneca, Nick Dapper and Jeremy de Schrijver formed...
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Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants. It contains approximately 28 species (including four incompletely characterized species as recognized by Willem Meijer in 1997), all found in southeastern Asia, on the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Thailand and the Philippines. Rafflesia was f...
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rafflesia (răflē'zhu) , any of a genus (Rafflesia) of parasitic plants native to the rain forests of the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, and the Philippines. The plants have no roots, stems, or leaves, consisting of threadlike growths on the tissues of the vine that hosts them. The...
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Rafflesia is a genus of Malayan parasitic plants without stems or leaves, consisting of large, often enormous flowers, and a few surrounding bracts.
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Any of a group of parasitic plants without stems, native to Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand. There are 14 species, several of which are endangered by the destruction of the forests where they grow. The fruit is used locally for medicine. The largest flowers in the world are produced by R. ...
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