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Rafflesia

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The huge rafflesia flower, the biggest in the world, looks and smells like rotting meat. The plants are invisible, having no stems or leaves, with their roots imbedded in the vines that they parasitize. Then a cabbage size bud appears and turns into this flower. This parasitic plant attracts our concern because of its rarity and the possibility that it may be on the verge of extinction due to habitat loss. Questions about the "corpse flower" will find their answers here.
The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew in England has a very detailedprofile of the rafflesia plant. According to Kew, this plant isnative to southeastern Asia and is actually a parasitic plant. Ithas the distinction of being the largest flower in the world. Theflowers smell like rotting flesh which...
No the rafflesia arnoldii is not poisonous but it is very stinky
it is a parasitic plant like rafflesia
it ataches itself to a host plant...
The botanical name is Rafflesia arnoldii. Always capitalize the first letter of the first word.
The rafflesia arnaldii flower dies after a few days, not the whole plant. If the flower has been successfully fertilized, a fruit will develop, containing thousands of tiny seeds.
The vile smell that the flower gives off attracts insects such as flies, which transport pollen from male to female flowers
The Rafflesia plant is a parasite, not a carnivorous plant. It doesn't eat anything or anybody. It does, however, grow as a parasite inside a particular vine in undisturbed rainforests, taking all its nourishment from the vine. The raffesia plant does not show any roots, stems or leaves but it...
The undisturbed rainforest started to become disturbed . thats how they became extinct. :DD
i think the rafflesia doesn't need sunlight
A photosensitive flower opens during the day and closes at night.
it eats every thing except bees
about 3 feet (3 feet = 91.44 cm)
One adaptation is that the Plant smells like rotting meat toattract flies. Those flies spread the pollen from the flower. Thisadaptation is physical. Another adaptation would be that itattaches itself to highgrowing plants so it can reach the canopy ofthe rainforest.
You have to pull ALL OF THE WEEDS IN YOUR TOWN!! Also, you have to plant flowers everywhere to make the town look pretty for your neighbors. I've had rafflesia and I just had to wait after I did these 2 things.
the amazon rain forest in Asia
The rafflesia plant has no stems, leaves or visible roots, since it is a parasite that lives entirely within a vine in the rain forest. Only the cabbage size bud or the huge flower is visible. The flower can be over three feet (one meter) wide and weigh 24 pounds (11 kilograms). It looks and...
Flies and insects
The huge flower of the parasitic Rafflesia arnoldii attracts flies and other insects to pollinate it by having a reddish-brown color and stinking like rotting meat. That is why it is called the 'corpse flower'. The flower has a diameter of 3 ft (1 meter) and weighs up to 24 pounds (11 kilograms).
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no it isn't but stinks!
Yes raw in fact no cooking required!
the rafflesia attracts flies , which in turn pollinate the rafflesia
There are 5 Raffleaia in the universe
Rafflesia is a genus with approximately 28 different species. Theyare parasitic plants found in southeast Asia.
The Rafflesia arnaldii plant is a parasite. It lives as acollection of thread-like filaments within its host vine, absorbingfood and water from the vine. The only time any of it is visible iswhen it pushes out its cabbage size flower bud which opens into athree foot (one meter) wide flower weighing...
A Rafflesia emits a smell like rotting meat to attract flies and carrion beetles to pollinates it. The rotten smell of the flower is due to the reddish tentacle-like, branched ramentae, inside the corolla of petals.
Rafflesia plants do not eat insects. They attract flies with their rotten smell in order to pollinate their flowers. They are, however, parasites. They live off a particular vine in the rain forest. Having no leaves, stems or roots, they get all their water and nutrients from their host.
Rabbits eat Raffelsia arnoldii's.
As the bad odour will attract flies and the flies will polinate the flower.
***Possible Answer:*** The fly is attracted by the "carrion " smell of the Rafflessia flowers, it carries the pollen on its body as it flies from flower to flower, thus helping to pollinate them.
To attract to so it can eat, of course!
Because they are trying to attract a certain type of insect that feeds off rotting meat. The insects pollinate the flowers.
Yes, a rafflesia is an endangered plant.
Rafflesia arnoldii is the largest single flower in theworld, up to three feet across and with petals .75" thick. Thetitan arum, although it is nine feet tall and up to four feet wide,is technically an inflorescence, much like a sunflower. This meansthat it has many tiny male and female flowers...
The rafflesia is considered the world's largest flower (rafflesia arnoldii). The blossom can grow to nearly a metre in diameter and weight up to 11 kgs. There are several species of Rafflesia all considered endangered or threatened, growing in the jungles of Southeast Asia. It is difficult to see...
Flies mainly pollinate these smelly flowers
no- it is a parasite. It smells as it does to attract insects to its flower for pollination purposes.
Rafflesia are found only in the rainforests of Indonesia, Sumatra and Malaysia. Since they are only found in Asia they would not be located in Okapi Wildlife Reserve in the Congo.
This question is about a flowering plant found in southeastern Asia. No information could be found online about whether this plant is safe for rabbits to eat or not. When you can't confirm whether something is safe for rabbits to eat or not, do not feed it to your rabbit. Stick to plants that are...
No. That is a rumour. They are limited to parts of the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia. The related link below will show where they can be found.
Rafflesia is named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles , who was the leader of the expedition that found the flower in 1818, growing in an Indonesian rain forest.
Rafflesia smells wonderful if you are a fly or beetle looking for rotting meat to eat or lay eggs in. To humans the smell is awful.
the rafflessia plant follows the parasitic mode of nutrition.due to the absence of chlorophyll in its body,rafflessiadepends upon others.it grows on the roots of the host plant. it absorbs readymade food of the host plant by sucking. in this way it completes its nutrition. rafflessia is the biggest...
THAILAND,SUMATRA,MALAY PENINSULA,BORNEO and Philippines...
A nickname for Rafflesia is "Corpse Flower" because it has the appearance and odor of rotting flesh. We don't like the smell but it attracts many flies that help pollinate the flowers.
The flies are their pollinators which help with reproducing
The Rafflesia Arnoldii is in the Forest Floor .
Rafflesia is a parasite so it feeds of a host vine called tetrastigma vine.
Size of FLOWER.... The Rafflesia flower extends nearly 3 feet across and can weigh up to 15 lbs. There are 13 species of Rafflesia remaining. Rafflesia arnoldii blooming in Sumatra's Bukit Daun forest is a local event. The Tebat Monok rare flora group erects fences to protect the flowers from...
yes,rafflesia have colour red and yellow
They are land plants and flowering plants.
the number of chromosomes present in the somatic cells of rafflesia flower is 12... but as in gametes,gametes are formed by meiosis or reductional division ( in which the number of chromosomes becomes half the parent cell so that after fertilization, the original chromosome count is restored and...
it is because some animals ruined the rafflesia..
his incredible flower, found primarily in the shady lowland tropical forests of Indonesia, has by far the largest bloom of any flower and is one of the world's rarest and most endangered plants. Almost one meter wide and weighing over 6 pounds, it is a fleshy, malodorous plant, I have highlighted...
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The plants emits a very strong foul odour.
Rafflesia is the scientific/Latin/botanical name. Rafflesia is the genus.
Tree Shrews and A few other forest mammals eat the fruit from theRafflesia Flower. This is what helps the seeds disperse.
the Rafflesia flower grows on the lowerslopes of mountain ranges
I'm only guessing based on their relatives but I'd say probably all of them to some degree or other. Understand that from a botanical perspective, poisonous doesn't mean lethal. It might only give you a bad digestive upset or a bad rash or something.
rainforests on slopes of mountain ranges
The Rafflessia lives at Tropical rain forest and is the largest flower. In the genus book, it is recorded as 91cm and weighed 15lbs. It is a endangered species so we have to stop it.
I think producer,but not sure.
The difference is that the rafflesia gives a rotten smell and the jasmine gives a nice smell.
no no it don't have any root
another type is titan arum
no, it is a flowering plant without stem or leaf!! :)
A rafflesia is a parasite of a vine.
Rafflesia is native from the rain forests of the Malay peninsula , Sumatra , Borneo , and the Philippines.
Make your town dirty. It works if you manage to get it dirty enough, but be warned that it will mess up your chances of getting a GOLDEN WATERING CAN.
no it's all ready dead
Raffelesia magnifica is a plant. It was dicovered in 2005 onMindanoa. It is threatened by road developments and spreadingbanana plantations.
No, they grow fruits.
Yes, It is used in traditional Indonesian medicine.
It is grown in Malaysia and it was found in Philippines
Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic plants, also known as the corpse flower because of its pungent smell. It is indigenous to southeast Asia, specifically the Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Sumatra.
The symbiotic relationship between a Rafflesia plant andvine is parasitism.The Rafflesia plant benefits, but thevine suffers and soon dies.
Rafflesia flower is the largest flower, it stinks like a rottencorpse. and it is pollinated by flies.