- Subject: [aroid-l] Rafflesia
- From: piaba email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 08:29:56 -0700 (PDT)
> Surely its hostplant is known? First cultivate the
> hostplant to a suitable size, then plant the
> Rafflesia on that. Of course, only a large botanic
> garden could do this, since the hostplant is a huge
> liana; but this obstacle is possible to overcome.
> What other factors make it "impossible to
probably germinating and implanting the Rafflesia into
as i understand, the plant itself consists of a few
strands of tissue that is attached or embedded into
the host (and this is underground). i think i read
that Rafflesia has no leaves, stems or roots. now,
how's that for a weird plant?
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