The remarkable Javanese fungus rafflesia belongs to this order.
The guide who was some distance behind, came up with a rafflesia bud.
This extraordinary rafflesia Arnoldii is the biggest flower in the world.
The poisons of rafflesia, muscarine, and orsere are introduced in his fictions; somewhere he devotes an essay to toxicology.
genus of Malaysian plants, 1820, named for Sir T. Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), British governor of Sumatra, who introduced it to the West. He reports the native name was petimum sikinlili "Devil's betel-box."