Rafflesia arnoldi R.Br.

First published in Account Rafflesia: 7, tt. XV-XXII (1821)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is SW. Sumatera, Borneo (W. Sarawak, W. Kalimantan). It is a holoparasitic perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Borneo, Sumatera

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Blunt, W. (1978). In for a Penny; a prospect of Kew Gardens. Hamish Hamilton, London.
  • Mabberley, D. J. (1985). Jupiter botanicus. Robert Brown of the British Museum. Cramer, Braunschweig & British Museum (Natural History), London.
  • Mabberley, D. J. (1999). Robert Brown on Rafflesia. Blumea 44: 343-350.
  • Meijer, W. (1997). Rafflesiaceae . Flora Malesiana, Series I: Seed Plants 13: 1-42.
  • Nais, J. (2001). Rafflesia of the World. Natural History Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu.
  • Slamet Sutani Budi Rahayu (2003). Rafflesia R.Br. In Lemmens, R.H.M.J. & Bunyapraphatsura, N. (eds), Plant Resources of South-East Asia No. 12(3). Medicinal and Poisonous Plants 3. Backhuys Publishers, leiden, the Netherlands. Pp. 342-344.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0