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The Corpse Flower: Behind the Stink of the Titan Arum

Corpse Flowers (Amorphophallus titanum), including Berkeley’s Trudy the Titain Arum and The Denver Botanic Garden‘s Stinky DBG (live video feed), have made news in 2015. The massive plants can bloom every 2-3 years, or even as long as every 7-10 years, stinking the air up with its famously strong odor for huge curious crowds.

The National Geographic video above explains more from Washington D.C.’s US Botanic Garden. Then watch this 2014 five day time lapse from The Huntington:

There’s also Huge and stinky: Titan Arum, The Corpse Flower in the archives.

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