Name Our New Corpse Flower: Voting Time!

New Corpse Flower: 7.18.11
I want YOU to Vote!

Wow! Over a thousand people contributed name ideas for our new little corpse flower – thank you all for participating!

Whether you were inspired by an old television show, a comic book couple, an animated stinker, Greek mythology, the space program, literature, world languages, current events, a very hungry musical plant, people in your life, or Lois herself, we were thrilled to see some incredibly creative names for our new addition. It was difficult to choose!

Our panel – made up of HMNS Staff and @CorpzFlowrLois – has selected the top 5 names from over 1500 that were submitted. Now, it’s your turn!

Help decide the name of our new corpse flower – vote for your favorite!

There are two ways to vote:

1. Click here to vote on Facebook.

2. Vote via Twitter by sending a tweet to @hmns with one of the following hashtags. Your vote will be automatically counted in the Facebook poll – so check that link to see the scoreboard!

#corpseflowerCLARK
#corpseflowerAUDREY
#corpseflowerVIOLET
#corpseflowerHERMANN
#corpseflowerDELILAH

If do not have a Facebook or Twitter account, you may also vote by leaving a comment on this post. (Comments left on other posts will not be counted.)

The winning name will be announced on the anniversary of Lois’ bloom: Monday, July 25 at 10 am!

Not sure what name will fit our new plant best?

Our yet-to-be-named amorphophallus titanum is on display in the Cockrell Butterfly Center starting today!

You can also check in on our new corpse flower online!

The Corpse Flower Webcam is now available – use the hashtag #HMNScorpseflower to join the conversation there!

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