amorphophallus-titanum

amorphophallus titanum

My Little Stinky: Corpse Flower Cousin on Display at the Cockrell Butterfly Center
April 23, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Meet Lois’s baby cousin, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. It may not be as large or as smelly as the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) that bloomed at the Houston Museum of Natural Science in 2010, but that doesn’t make it any less awesome! It’s blooming in the Cockrell Butterfly Center right now, and by the end of the weekend, it should be […]

Corpse Flower Lois Update – The Photosynthetic Phase
May 13, 2011 · 7 Comments

A lot has happened since we last updated everyone on Corpse Flower Lois, Houston’s beloved Amorphophallus titanum. Repotting Lois Last time most of you saw her (August 19, 2010) she was being weighed, inspected, re-potted and finally left to go through her dormancy in peace in our greenhouses. We anticipated the dormancy to last about […]

You Asked – We Answered! Lois q&a
July 30, 2010 · 10 Comments

Lois, our corpse flower, has provoked most questions than perhaps anything we have ever had on display. And while we have been answering them on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and during a live chat with Zac, one of our horticulturists, we wanted to place them in a central location to make sure everyone had access to […]

Beauty is in the eye – or sometimes nose – of the beholder
July 27, 2010 · 19 Comments

Ed. Note:  Photos and links for the post were contributed by Zac Stayton The amount of interest generated by the recent opening of Lois the corpse flower, aka Titan arum or Amorphophallus titanum, was phenomenal.  Some of Lois’s fans and followers have expressed concern that she may not have opened fully and that this meant […]



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