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  Re: [Aroid-l] Rafflesia flower size
From: "AbrimaaL" <abrimaal at wp.pl> on 2007.01.24 at 15:32:58(15120)
Or maybe Victoria amazonica?

Regarding the size of the flower of Rafflesia - is that a single bloom
or an inflorescence, such as an Amorphophallus or other aroid, or more
relevent, a Pointsettia? Euphorbs have a cluster of inconspicuous
flowers often surrounded by showy bracts. There appear to be
individual small flowers within the center of the "bloom" in the
photographs I had examined. Is there possibly any truth to this? What
is the largest (individual) flower in the plant kingdom? Bonaventure
Magrys Cliffwood Beach, NJ USA where winter has returned

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