Rhizanthes lowii. Like its cousin <i>Rafflesia</i>, this...
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Image #cld1500900
SpeciesRhizanthes lowii
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionLike its cousin Rafflesia, this plant is completely parasitic and possesses no leaves, stems, or roots of its own. The stinking flowers mimic a dead animal and attract carrion flies for pollination. 
Keywordsborneo | carrion | flora | flower | mimicry | parasite | parasitic | plant | pollinate | pollination | rafflesiaceae

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