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Rafflesia Bengkuluensis and Rafflesia Arnoldi

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Rejang land at Bengkulu province, not only famous with Rafflesia Arnoldi, but have one species name as Rafflesia Bengkuluensis that discover by Agus Susatya Ph.D (Susatya, A., W. Arianto (LIPI) 2006), ecologist, of Department of Forestry University of Bengkulu, after long research on Rafflesia in Bengkulu, and helping by taxonom Prof. K. Mat Saleh from UKM Malaysia.

One of different is in the size. Rafflesia Bengkuluensis is smaller, and Rafflesia arnoldi more bigger. The image below taken at Rejang Land, Bengkulu Province where the Rafflesia Bengkuluensis exist in Nature (Januari 2009).

Align CenterA Japanese with Rafflesia Bengkuluensis at left and Rafflesia Arnoldi at right site, near main Bengkulu - Kepahiang road, Bengkulu Province.

Fixed (preserved) flower of Rafflesia bengkuluensis. From the Flickr web site.


• Fixed (preserved) flower of Rafflesia bengkuluensis in longitudinal section.



2 comments:

Anonymous said...
July 01, 2009  
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This Rafflesia bengkuluensis is not discovered by Prof Kamarudin Mat Salleh, but by Agus Susatya Ph.D, ecologist, of Department of Forestry University of Bengkulu after long research on Rafflesia in Bengkulu. He became the main author of this new species,

agus susatya Ph.D
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Taneak Jang Tanah Rejang Rejang Land ( Who am I? ) said...
July 02, 2009  
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Dear Mr. Agus Susatya Ph.D

Thank for correction. And please give apology for mistaken.

I already make correction for this article.

best regard

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