World's most southern 'corpse plant' could bloom within weeks
A giant plant with a bouquet of rotting flesh may bloom within weeks. The giant Amorphophallus titanum , in the Dunedin Botanic Garden, is thought to be the world's most southern "corpse flower". A collector gave it to the city in 2008. While its ...
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.
Lots of corpse flowers bloomed in 2016 and nobody knows why
They were determined to see a putrid-smelling flower in the throes of its brief but spectacular reproductive display. Amorphophallus titanum – which translates as "giant misshapen penis" – holds the record for the world's largest unbranched ...
Amorphophallus on the way
After nine years of tender care at Copenhagen’s Botanical Gardens, the garden’s giant amorphophallus or corpse flower is on the verge of blossoming – one of the few cultivated amorphophalluses that will be seen flowering around the world this year.
Our Amorphophallus is smaller
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 that is one-fourth as tall but just as stinky.
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'.
Amorphophallus Titanium: One of the world’s largest flowers blooms in Tokyo
Amorphophallus Titanium, more commonly known as the corpse flower, has bloomed for the first time in five years at the Jindai botanical gardens in Tokyo’s Chofu city. The extremely rare flower, has an anther that towers up to 6.5 feet and reportedly ...
World’s largest flower 'Amorphophallus Titanum' blooms in Tokyo after 5 years!
Behold the wonders of nature! Flowers are nature's most beautiful creations, but how will you feel seeing a 6.5 feet high flower towering above you ? Tokyo: Behold the wonders of nature! Flowers are nature's most beautiful creations, but how will you feel ...