Definition of Rafflesiaceae
1. Noun. A family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Aristolochiales, Order Aristolochiales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rafflesiaceae
Literary usage of Rafflesiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"(Das Pflanzenreich 5 (1901) Rafflesiaceae pp. ... The Rafflesiaceae are represented in the Philippines by Rafflesia schaden- ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver, Mary Frances (Ewart) Macdonald, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"The fifth series of flowering parasites is composed of the Rafflesiaceae, ... but the Rafflesiaceae are now treated as a separate family on account of the ..."
3. Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University by Ethelyn Maria Tucker, Charles Sprague Sargent (1917)
"Rafflesiaceae Fawcett, William. On a new species of Balanophora and ... Beitrage zur kenntnis der Rafflesiaceae. i. Wien. 1905. ..."
4. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... projecting roots at places more or less remote from tbe o"^*1 locality, and if The fifth series of flowering parasites is composed of the Rafflesiaceae, ..."
5. Lectures on the Physiology of Plants by Julius Sachs (1887)
"When, for example, the entire vegetative body, up to the development of the flowers, developes within the host-plant, as in the Rafflesiaceae, ..."
6. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"The vegetative body of this member of the Rafflesiaceae appears to have the same nature as that ... Foliage-shoots are wanting here as in all Rafflesiaceae. ..."
7. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1846)
"Indeed, when true leaves are altogether absent, or are so deficient in development as they are in such plants as Rafflesiaceae, ..."