A new species of the genus Rafflesia, Rafflesia sharifah-hapsahiae, is described, with illustrations. A key to 2 related species of Rafflesia of Peninsular Malaysia is also provided. A discussion on its differences and similarities with Rafflesia azlanii and Rafflesia hasseltii is presented.
Malaysia, tropical rainforest, Rafflesia, parasite
ADAM, JUMAAT HAJI; MOHAMED, RAHMAH; JUHARI, MOHD AFIQ AIZAT; ARIFF, NIK NADIRA FARHANA NIK; and WAN, KIEW-LIAN
"Rafflesia sharifah-hapsahiae (Rafflesiaceae), a new species from Peninsular Malaysia,"
Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 37:
6, Article 5.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol37/iss6/5