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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.
Rafflesia is the largest flower.It belongs to:Kingdom:PlantaeDivision:Magnoliospidaclass:magnoliospidaOrder:malphigialesFamily:rafflesiaceae
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about 3 feet(3 feet = 91.44 cm)
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The Rafflesia arnaldii plant is a parasite. It lives as a collection of thread-like filaments within its host vine, absorbing food and water from the vine. The only time any of it is visible is when it pushes out its cabbage size flower bud which opens into a three foot (one meter) wide flower weigh…
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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.
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Rafflesia arnoldii is the largest single flower in the world, up to three feet across and with petals .75" thick. The titan arum, although it is nine feet tall and up to four feet wide, is technically an inflorescence, much like a sunflower. This means that it has many tiny male and female flowers i…
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Yes, It is used in traditional Indonesian medicine.
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It is grown in Malaysia and it was found in Philippines
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The symbiotic relationship between a Rafflesia plant and vine is parasitism.The Rafflesia plant benefits, but the vine suffers and soon dies.
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it is becausethe rain Forest are cut out where also rafflesia cannot grow
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i have no clue i am not good at things like this! :)
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The rafflesia is from the family Rafflesiaceae.
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Rafflesia ssp.Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants. There are approximately 25 verified species of Rafflesia.
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The Philippines has 8,120 species of plants, 1,000 varieties of orchids, and 3,800 species of trees. Sampaguita is its national flower. Other flowers grown in the Philippines are the cadena de amor, jasmin, dama de noche, aurora, kalachuchi, gumamela, rose and ilang-ilang. In Philippine forests, one…
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They grow in Malaya, the Philippines, the Fast Indies and Sumatra. The largest of the family is native to the island of Sumatra.
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southeast Asia
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through an animal that eats it and poops it out or by a fly (dung flies) that carry the seeds to another rafflesia but if an animal carries it and poops it out it needs to pooop it out on a host that a rafflesia can survive on:)
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20 pounds
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Rafflesia is the world's largest, the heaviest, the rarest and the one of the most stinkiest flowers in the world. It grows to 1 metre wide and weighs about 10 kgs. Rafflesia is a huge speckled five-petaled flower with a diameter up to 106 cm, and weighing up to 10 kg. In some species, such as Raffl…
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It depends on what area of plant species you are looking at. In general, the Rafflesia flower can be as large as 39" wide whereas the largest sunflower on record is only 32.5" wide. However, the Rafflesia is a parasistic plant, meaning it gets its nutrients off another host instead of the soil-root …
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yes becuase it eats humans
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hell no i anit given my answer away (because i dont have one)
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It is not poisonous but it is smelly!
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Possible answer: The fly is attracted by the "carrion " smell of the rafflesia flowers; it carries the pollen on its body as it flies from flower to flower, thus helping to pollinates them.
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They bloom throughout the year, but supposedly rainy season is better.
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The Rafflesia flower is the biggest flower in the world, however it can only grow in 1 place which is called Malaysia! The Rafflesia is also known as Monster flower because it can grow up to 3 feet (1 meter) across, either that or it's known as a Corpse flower as it is very stinky! The scientific na…
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Rafflesia is native from the rain forests of the Malay peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, and the Philippines.
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No
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By passing pass through their bums
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Because it is very stinky so the locals get rid of them so they dont stink
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wild rabbit
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Although the parasitic Rafflesia arnaldii plant lives within its host vine and has no visible leaves, stems or roots, it does occasionally produce a flower. This huge, stinking flower attracts insects which carry pollen from the male flowers to pollinate female flowers. The fruits are eaten by anima…
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The forest floor
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Flies; what species i don't know
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they live in the tropical rainforest.
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yes
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A rafflesia flower is not carnivorous. It is a parasite and gets its nutrients and water from the Tetrastigma vine that it is growing in.
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there is a bad smell on the flower which attracts flies and they pollinate which helps them to reproduce.
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The stench draws flies, which in turn pollinate the Rufflesia
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parasitism because the rafflesia plant benefits while the vine suffers.
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One adaptation would be its stinky smell that attracts flies. The flies pollinate the flower as they come and go. This is how the flower reproduces.
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From both states since Sabah and Sarawak are in the same island.
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Rafflesia is a parasite. It has no stems or leaves. Its roots are buried in the host vine, from which it takes its nourishment. The plant is invisible until it produces its huge flower.
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because the the do not know
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yeah its delicious taste just like vileplume!
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Because of the loss of habitat as human population clears rainforest
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2000000000000 feet tall
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yes it is very smelly it has a smell of rotten meat! Eww!
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Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles
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The Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew in England has a very detailed profile of the rafflesia plant. According to Kew, this plant is native to southeastern Asia and is actually a parasitic plant. It has the distinction of being the largest flower in the world. The flowers smell like rotting flesh which a…
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No the rafflesia arnoldii is not poisonous but it is very stinky
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it is a parasitic plant like rafflesia
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The Rafflesia arnoldii is world's largest bloom.It can grow to be 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds! It is a parasitic plant, with no visible leaves, roots, or stem. ON THE OTHER HAND.... Amorphophallus titanum, or Titan arum also known as the "corpse flower" is not a single flower. It is a…
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it ataches itself to a host plant...
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The botanical name is Rafflesia arnoldii. Always capitalize the first letter of the first word.
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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.
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The vile smell that the flower gives off attracts insects such as flies, which transport pollen from male to female flowers
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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 does…
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The undisturbed rainforest started to become disturbed . thats how they became extinct. :DD
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i think the rafflesia doesn't need sunlight
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A photosensitive flower opens during the day and closes at night.
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it eats every thing except bees
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One adaptation is that the Plant smells like rotting meat to attract flies. Those flies spread the pollen from the flower. This adaptation is physical. Another adaptation would be that it attaches itself to highgrowing plants so it can reach the canopy of the rainforest.
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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.
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the amazon rain forest in Asia
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no uses atall
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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 smells…
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Flies and insects
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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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text report rafflesia arnoldi
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no it isn't but stinks!
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Yes raw in fact no cooking required!
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the rafflesia attracts flies , which in turn pollinate the rafflesia
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There are 5 Raffleaia in the universe
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Rafflesia is a genus with approximately 28 different species. They are parasitic plants found in southeast Asia.
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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.
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Rabbits eat Raffelsia arnoldii's.
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As the bad odour will attract flies and the flies will polinate the flower.
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***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.
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To attract to so it can eat, of course!
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Because they are trying to attract a certain type of insect that feeds off rotting meat. The insects pollinate the flowers.
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Yes, a rafflesia is an endangered plant.
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tropical rain forest
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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 th…
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Flies mainly pollinate these smelly flowers
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no- it is a parasite. It smells as it does to attract insects to its flower for pollination purposes.
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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.
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