family Rafflesiaceae


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Noun1.family 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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It's not clear whether the new results will lead to renaming the storied family Rafflesiaceae. "That would really bristle some people" says Davis.