Rafflesia tengku-adlinii

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Rafflesia tengku-adlinii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Rafflesiaceae
Genus: Rafflesia
Species: R. tengku-adlinii
Binomial name
Rafflesia tengku-adlinii
Mat Salleh

Rafflesia tengku-adlinii is a parasitic plant species of the genus Rafflesia. It was discovered on Mount Trus Madi, Sabah, Malaysia in 1987.[1]

This species was named after Datuk Dr. Tengku D. Z. Adlin, conservationist, president of the Sabah Society and Chairman of Sabah Tourism Board.[1]

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