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Noun1.Rafflesiaceae - a family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aristolochiales, order Aristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
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Kocyan 2007 Bisexual Rhizanthes lowii (Beccari) Harms (Rafflesiaceae) from Borneo: first description of flowers, fruits and seeds.
It's not clear whether the new results will lead to renaming the storied family Rafflesiaceae. "That would really bristle some people" says Davis.
Influence of parasitism by Pilostyles ingae (Rafflesiaceae) on its host plant, Mimosa naguirei (Leguminosae).
Robert Brown (1773-1858), a famous Scottish botanist of the time, using the information received from Raffles and Arnold, named the remarkable flower after its discoverers; Rafflesia arnoldii required the creation of a new genus and family, the Rafflesiaceae, which later included other similar but less spectacular species (R.