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An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia

Brown, Robert

An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia

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Published by R. Taylor in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Angiosperms.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Brown ; read June 30, 1820.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QK495.R15 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 201-234, [8] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19447819M


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Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants in the family contains approximately 28 species (including four incompletely characterized species as recognized by Willem Meijer in ), all found in Southeast Asia, mainly in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the was first discovered by French surgeon and naturalist Louis Deschamps in Java between and Family: Rafflesiaceae.

Rafflesia parvimaculata (Rafflesiaceae), a new species of a new genus of plant named Rafflesia. and preference in Rafflesia. A total of host plants of 11 out of 13 species of. In the absence of carpels Rafflesia has no pistil and | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate An account of a new genus of plants, named.

Book. Full-text Author: Francis S.P. Name: _____ Comparing Texts The Rafflesia: World's Stinkiest Flower by Lill Pluta The Rafflesia is the world’s largest flower, but you will not find it at your local florist shop.

This bloom is too large and too smelly to be included in any bouquet. It grows to be about a yard wide, and it smells like rotting meat. Rafflesia arnoldii, commonly called the corpse lily or stinking corpse lily, is a species of flowering plant in the parasitic genus is noted for producing the largest individual flower on Earth.

It has a very strong and unpleasant odour of decaying flesh, earning it the nickname "corpse flower".It is endemic to the rainforests of Sumatra and : Tracheophytes. The monster flower genus (Rafflesia) consists of about 28 species native to Southeast Asia, all of which are parasitic upon the roots of Tetrastigma vines (family Vitaceae).The genus includes the giant R.

arnoldii, sometimes known as the corpse flower, which produces the largest known individual flower of any plant species in the world and is found in the forested mountains of Sumatra and Borneo.

Introduction Rafflesia is a genus of flowering plants that is made up of of 16 known species. The best known of these species is Rafflesia arnoldii, which has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower, reaching a diameter of about three genus Rafflesia gets its name from Sir Stamford Raffles, the founder of the British colony of Singapore.

The taxon was published in “An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia” read on 30 June and published in the Transactions of the Linnean Society in The original description was copiously illustrated with drawings by famed botanical artist Franz Bauer, in part based on unfinished life drawings done by Arnold.

Rafflesia is a genus of holoparasitic plants without leaves and true roots, for which species of vines in the genus Tetrasigma serve as the host. Some of. To send content items to your account An Account of a new Genus of Plants, named Rafflesia pp Get access.

Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register. Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book and chapter landing by: Robert Brown the naturalist on the Flinders expedition had presented to the Linnean Society of London An Account of a new Genus of Plants, named Rafflesia.

The first botanist to find a specimen of a Rafflesia was the French explorer Louis Auguste Deschamps (). He was a member of a French scientific expedition to Asia and the Pacific. Different types of Rafflesia - Photos are published under CC attribution license (Click on the images to enlarge gallery): Rafflesia Facts.

Considered one of the rarest in the world not only for its gigantic petals but also for the putrid smell it emits to attract pollinators and prey, the genus rafflesia is endemic in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines. Part of the The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants book series (FAMILIES GENERA, volume 2) Abstract Rootless parasitic plants, without chlorophyll, rich in tannins; endophytic body in the form of strings or plates of cells inside the host plants; flowering buds or.

Other articles where Monster flower is discussed: Rafflesiaceae: in the Old World subtropics: Rafflesia (about 28 species), Rhizanthes (4 species), and Sapria (1 or 2 species). The taxonomy of the family has been contentious, especially given the difficulty in obtaining specimens to study.

The group formerly comprised seven genera, based on morphological similarities, but molecular evidence. The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown Robert Brown (compiled by John Joseph Bennett) sister projects: An Account of a new Genus of Plants, named Rafflesia. — Some Account of Triplosporite, an undescribed Fossil Fruit.

Rafflesia (family Rafflesiaceae) A genus of plants that are wholly parasitic on vines of the family Vitaceae. The flowers are showy and huge (up to 1m diameter in R.

arnoldii).They have 4–6 fleshy tepals, fused at the base, stamens fused as a ring, and the ovary inferior and immersed in a central column, smelling of carrion, and fly-pollinated. It is a prized medicine. The genus Rafflesia is in the family Rafflesiaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page. Species in Rafflesia. See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions. Name Status Confi­dence level for the genus. Rafflesia is a genus of endophytic, holoparasitic plants, well-known for producing the largest flowers in the world.

“Rafflesia flowers are unique in that they are entirely parasitic on roots. The Rafflesia refers to a specific genus of plants found only in South-East Asia, specifically the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra and in the Philippines.

Named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, leader of the expedition that found it which also happens to be the founder of Singapore. Before I close out this post I wanted to give you an interesting bit of history about this genus of plant.

The first botanist to find a specimen of Rafflesia was a Frenchmen named Louis Auguste Deschamps way back in It was on the island of Java that he would collect a. Both Rafflesia and Amorphophallus are flowering plants, but they are only distantly related. titanum has the largest "unbranched" inflorescence, while the talipot palm (Corypha umbraculifera) forms the largest "branched" inflorescence, containing thousands of flowers; the talipot is monocarpic, meaning the individual plants die after flowering.

Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants. It contains approximately 28 species (including four incompletely characterized species as recognized by Willem Meijer in ), all found in southeastern Asia, in Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand a.

An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia. by Brown, Robert, texts. eye favorite 0 An historical and geographical account of the province and country of Pensilvania, and of West-New Jersey in America: with a map of both countries modified from Balfour's Class Book of Botany.

texts. eye. Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. In his book on Rafflesia, Nais () recognized 18 species, of which Brown, R. () An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London – Charlesworth, D. () Evolution of plant breeding systems. Rafflesia of the World By Jamili Nais - () pages; matt art paper, colour photos, 73 monochrome illustrations & 19 maps.

Hard Cover: cm x cm. ISBN: Natural History Publications (Borneo) Kota Kinabalu This is one of the most enthralling and interesting books I have read on any.

Introduction. Rafflesia (Rafflesiaceae) is a genus of endophytic, holoparasitic plants, well-known for producing the largest flowers on record (KuijtMeijer, Nais ).The Philippines is one of the centers of diversity of the genus (Barcelona et al.

b, Pelser et al. ), with at least 12 species thus far recorded from the archipelago (TeschemacherBlanco Cited by: 6. rafflesia (ră-flē′zhə) n. Any of various parasitic plants of the genus Rafflesia of Southeast Asia, having no leaves and a solitary fleshy flower with the odor of carrion.

The species R. arnoldii has the largest flowers among all flowering plants, measuring up to 1 meter (3 feet) in diameter.

[New Latin, genus name, after Sir Thomas Stamford. An Account of a New Genus of Plants, Named Rafflesia”, Transactions of the Linnean Society, vol.

13 (), This essay is the eighth offering from our Conjectures series, a venue meant to serve as a laboratory for experiments with historical form and method. Rafflesia – The largest individual flower producing flowering plant genus in the world Rafflesia R.

ex Gray (Rafflesiaceae) is a holoparasitic flowering plant genus. The genus is named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles ( – ), a diplomat, orientalist, naturalist and a founder of London Size: 1MB.

Rafflesia is a genus of flowering are found in southeastern Asia, on the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Thailand and the Philippines. They are the biggest single flowers in the world. In one species the flowers can be over a meter (three feet) across. The flowers smell like a dead animal, which attracts flies.

The flies, which normally lay their eggs on rotten flesh, pollinate. Rafflesia kerrii was named after A.F.G. Kerr, Thailand’s first Government Botanist, who collected the specimen from which the specimen was described.

This species was described by Willem Meijer in Rafflesia kerrii has an open flower dimension of 50 to 70 cm in diameter. It has 13 to 20 cm long and 19 to 24 cm wide of perigone lobes. An account of a new genus of plants, named Rafflesia. Barkman TJ, Lim SH, Salleh KM, Nais J. Mitochondrial DNA sequences reveal the photosynthetic relatives of Rafflesia, the world’s largest flower.

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. ; (3)– [PMC free article] 9. Davis CC, Latvis M, Nickrent DL, Wurdack KJ, Baum DA. Floral gigantism Cited by:   Rafflesia was discovered growing in the Indonesian rain forest in The leader of the expedition, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, is the person after which the genus is named.

Of course, the only reason these folks found the plant at all was because it was in. The first species of the Rafflesia genus was discovered by Louis Auguste Deschamps inhowever this discovery went unnoticed after his ship returning to England was captured by the British during the French Revolutionary Wars, destroying all of his notes and papers of the discovery.

The glory of the discovery instead went to Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles (who most notably founded. Rafflesia is a genus of parasitic flowering plants. It was discovered in the Indonesian rain forest by an Indonesian guide working for Dr.

Joseph Arnold inand named after Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, the leader of the expedition. As previously mentioned, Rafflesia arnoldii is the largest individually produced flower in the have the potential to grow 3 feet across and weigh up to 25 pounds. Even though they lack any visible leaves, stems or roots, they are still considered vascular plants.

The miscellaneous botanical works of Robert Brown An Account of a new Genus of Plants, named Rafflesia. — A Brief Account of Microscopical Observations made in the Months of June, July, and August,on the Particles contained in the Pollen of Plants; and on the General Existence of Active Molecules in Organic and Inorganic.