Sep 17

korien_sept17_wikimediacommonsThe titan arum plant is also called “corpse flower” because it smells like a dead animal that is rotting. It shares this quality with the Rafflesia, and they both grow in Sumatra, but they are different plants. This month many people gathered to see a corpse flower nicknamed “Spike” bloom in Chicago, but the flower did not bloom. The plant takes up to seven years to bloom, so the fans were disappointed.


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