titan-arum

titan arum

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 […]

The Amazing Amorphophallus – See It at HMNS!
July 6, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is pleased to present to you , for your viewing and olfactory pleasure: a celebrity among the plant community, the Amorphophallus titanum. Amorphophallus titanum, more politely referred to as titan arum or the corpse flower, has gained its celebrity status by having one of the largest, rarest, and smelliest flowers in […]

Don’t Stop to Smell the Rotten Roses
March 23, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

What would you say to someone who wanted to send you one of the biggest flowers there is? Would you want to stick your nose amidst its fragrant petals and inhale deeply, savoring the unique scent? Well, I absolutely would not. I’d wear a mask with a HEPA filter on it to avoid getting sick. You […]


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