One of world's most extraordinary flowering structures to open
People walk near an Amorphophallus titanum which begins to bloom at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), Thursday, July 28, 2016, in New York. The rare plant releases scent during its brief 24â 36-hour Terra the Titan is on the verge of blooming and ...
Fetid ‘corpse flower’ about to bloom in Berkeley
Maladora, a amorphophallus titanum plant, also known as a corpse flower, is expected to open for the second time. The first time was seven years ago. Garden officials encourage residents and visitors to come see one of the largest inflorescences of any plant.
COLUMN: Spooky plants
Until the flowers form it is often mistaken for Johnson grass which is much scarier in my book. Corpse plant, an Amorphophallus also goes by the name Voodoo lily. A tropical, to 8-feet tall, this plant rarely blooms. Whenever a specimen opens flower at a ...
See and smell one of the Franklin Park Zoo’s corpse flowers next week
The “corpse flower” nickname refers to the rotting smell the Amorphophallus titanum gives off when it blooms. This aroma attracts the carnivorous insects that pollinate the flower, according to the zoo. The flowers only bloom once every several years ...
Rare and massive corpse flower about to bloom in Berkeley
Known botanically as Amorphophallus titanum—Titan Arum for short—its name should give you some indication that the flower itself is also, um, large. But it's the stench of rotting flesh that really makes this plant famous. Isn't nature magnificent?
The smell of success as ‘New Reekie Two’ finally bears fruit
Some 71 days after staff at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) artificially pollinated their record-breaking Amorphophallus titanium -known as 'New Reekie' – it is producing some stunning results. A bud - known as 'New Reekie 2' - grew out of the ...
Amorphophallus By Any Other Name Still Stink
`I like to collect odd things,`` Frank Maitland says. ``I`m a collector of unusual plants. After a while, I get tired of most of them and get rid of them, but these things intrigue me.`` ``These things`` are a group of plants called amorphophallus and, yes ...
Corpse Flower To Bloom, Rare Event For Smelly Amorphophallus Titanum Plant
A rare corpse flower is expected to roll down its blood-red skirt and unleash an olfactory assault at the Cornell University greenhouse this week. The corpse flower is technically known as an Indonesian titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) plant.
Is Devil’s Tongue the new weight loss wonder food? Obscure plant that smells of ‘rotting flesh’ contains ingredient that's been dubbed a ‘gastric band in a glass’
Part of the Amorphophallus family, its relative, the Amorphophallus titanum, is equally foul-smelling and is colloquially known as the 'corpse flower'.
Our Amorphophallus Is Smaller, but It Stinks Like Its Big Cousin
Newswise — SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 7, 2012 – The famed “corpse flower” plant – known for its giant size, rotten-meat odor and phallic shape – has a new, smaller relative: A University of Utah botanist discovered a new species of Amorphophallus ...