| Julie F. Barcelona |
Philippine National Herbarium (PNH), National Museum of the Philippines
Mary Ann O.Cajano, Annalee S.Hadsall
A new species of Rafflesia, R. baletei, from Mt Isarog in the Bicol Region . Southern Luzon, Philippines is described. Rafflesia baletei is the fith endemic species and the second of the small-sizedspecies of the genus in the Phillippines to have been described so far.It differsfrom the presumably closely related R.tengku-adlinii from Borneo in flower colour and size, perigone ornamentations, and number anthers. Furthermore,it differsfrom the similary-sized R.manillana from the Philippines in diaphragm and ramenta morphology and ornamentations, and flower habit.
|Publisher||:||Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.|
|Source||:||Kew Bulletin. ISBN: 1-84246-154-0|
|Series||:||Vol. 61(2), 2006 : p.231 -237|