Rafflesia leonardi Barcelona & Pelser

, Blumea 53(1): 224 (223-228; figs.) (2008).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Blumea; Tijdschrift voor de Systematiek en de Geografie der Planten (A Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Plant Geography). Leiden
53(1): 224 (223-228; figs.)
Date of Publication
29 May 2008
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
Barcelona et al. 3355
Luzon, Cagayan Province, Gattaran Municipality, Barangay Bolos Point, Sitio Kanapawan
Type Herbaria
holotype PNH
isotype US
isotype L
Distribution Of Types
Philippines (Malesia, Asia-Tropical)


The epithet is cited as leonardi throughout the paper, except with the Latin description (p. 224) where it is leonardii. Because Leonardus is a well-established Latinized form, the spelling leonardi is accepted here (see Art. 60.11, Rec. 60C.2). Eponymy: Leonardo Legaspi Co (1953-2010)