All about the Corpse Flower

All about the Corpse Flower

Find out about Amorphophallus titanum aka the Titan Arum or the "Corpse Flower" - it's one of the largest, rarest, and smelliest flowers in the world.

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another stinker, yet strangely beautiful. Due to its fragrance, which is reminiscent of the smell of a decomposing mammal, the Titan arum is also known as the “Corpse flower” or “Corpse plant”

L’Arum titan (Amorphophallus titanum) - The biggest flower of the world meters) La + grande fleur du monde !

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Creepy skull flower, also known as Darth Vader flower: Aristolochia salvador platensis

Corpse Flower- The world's largest flower is also one of the world's worst-smelling flowers. It is native to Borneo and has a life span of 40 years but blooms only a few times. It emits a smell similar to rotten eggs or a dead animal.

amorphophallus titanum Popularly known as the “corpse flower,” is the world’s biggest and worst smelling flower.

The rare Titan flower known in Indonesia as Bunga Bangkay - corpse flower - (Bogor, Indonesia) is said to be the biggest flower in the world.

The rare Titan flower Bunga Bangkay - corpse flower - (Bogor, Indonesia), said to be the biggest flower in the world.

Inspiration

Voodoo Lily by AJ Kahn. The Voodoo Lily emits a pungent and intense odour of rotting flesh

Monotropa uniflora. PNW native, zones 4-8.  Shade 'ice plant'

Monotropa brittonii 'Indian Pipe', Ice Plant - full to part shade, zones is a type of fungi, grows under beech trees very well since it doesn't need sunlight.

SmartSeeds - DRACUNULUS VULGARIS - Voodoo Lily- Would make a gorgeous tat

SmartSeeds - DRACUNULUS VULGARIS - Voodoo Lily- I have been trying to dig up all my dads bulbs that have naturalized on the property.

Titan Arum or 'Corpse Flower' by Michael Rothbart: Paul Berry, director of the UW-Madison Herbarium, stands next to a Titan Arum or "corpse flower"which is just 7' tall. It is named for its smell which is similar to that of a dead animal. http://www.news.wisc.edu/titanarum2001/index.htm The specimen at the U.S. Botanical Garden is expected to bloom imminently for the first time ever. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/16/when-will-dc-corpse-flower-bloom_n_3606797.html  #Flower…

Titan Arum or 'Corpse Flower' by Michael Rothbart: Paul Berry, director of the…

corps flower - Carnivorous plant. I really want to see one of these bloom.

amorphophallus titanum, commonly called the "corpse flower" due to its odor, which is reminiscent of the smell of a decomposing mammal. it is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world and is endemic to western sumatra.

This is that horribly stinky flower that does not bloom often but when it does, it's supposed to smell like rotting flesh!!  Interesting, weird and a wonder all the same.

6 of the Biggest Flowers on Earth

World's largest Flower from Sumatra Titan Arum weighing over 110 lbs and growing up to tall. Their smell, likened to rotting meat, is so bad it led to the common name 'corpse flower'. Scientific name: Amorphophallus titanum

The flower shown in the image - Amorphophallus titanum or Titan Arum - is indeed considered the largest in the world. Also known as the "Corpse Flower" because of its foul smell, Amorphophallus titanum is a prized addition to a number of well-known botanical gardens around the world.  Blooms once every 40 years for only 4 days. (I saw one once & they said it was every 7 years though?)

~Corpse Flower, the largest flower in the world was blossoming in Blanco, Veracruz, Mexico. 2 meters high and weighing 75 kilos, it has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years. and smells of rotting flesh .

The Titan Arum is also the largest flower in the world. How can this be? The Titan Arum is the largest composite flower, while Rafflesia is the largest individual flower! Both are also called Corpse Flower, because of their incredibly putrid aroma. Large = Stinky!

Find out about Amorphophallus titanum aka the Titan Arum or the "Corpse Flower" - it's one of the largest, rarest, and smelliest flowers in the world.

also known as corpse flower or devil flower.

White Bat Flower - ( Tacca Integrifolia ) The White bat flower, Tacca integrifolia, is a species of flowering plant in the yam family Dioscoreaceae.

Fascinating Plants, Rafflesia arnoldii  -  Rafflesia arnoldii is characterized as possessing the largest true flower on Earth. It grows in the tropical forests of Borneo and Sumatra, and can reach a diameter of 92 centimeters and weigh up to 10-11 kg. But there is another peculiarity that makes this flower interesting: it feels like decaying flesh, which earned it the nickname "flower corpse". The stink has a functional purpose because it attracts flies, beetles and other insects for…

8 plantes fascinantes qui poussent à travers le monde

Rafflesia Arnoldii, the world’s largest flower. Diameter of about one meter and weighing up to ten kilograms. It's rare & not easily located, growing once a year, blooming for 5 days. Found in Indonesian rain forests of southeastern Asia and Philippines.

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