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Corpse Flower Watch: Day 12
July 12, 2010 · 7 Comments

Today, Lois measures just about 64.25 inches. Her vertical growth has slowed to only .75 inches since yesterday – this, plus the bright purple streak that appeared on the her right side and the fact that the bracts have fallen off completely (see image below), indicate that blooming is imminent! And, we have some great […]

Corpse Flower Watch: Day 11
July 11, 2010 · 25 Comments

See a full set of photos of the Corpse Flower’s growth here. Today, Lois measures 63.5 inches. Her vertical growth has slowed to only 1.5 inches since yesterday, but at her base she has grown 4 inches in circumference. When we first measured her circumference last week, it was 14 inches; today, it’s 34 inches. […]

Corpse Flower Watch: Webcam!
July 9, 2010 · 11 Comments

Want to know what the corpse flower looks like *right now*? Wonder no more – you can join in the FunkWatch on our webcam! If you’re on Twitter, use the #corpseflower hashtag to join the conversation and see your tweets on the webcam page! And – see what people are saying about Lois the Corpse […]

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 […]


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