Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum)

“The titan arum, also known as the corpse flower, blooms every 2-3 years on average, and is famous for its notable fragrance.”

“The flower’s scent has been compared to rotting flesh, and it has been speculated that the odors emitted by it attract the carrion beetles and flesh flies that are part of the plant’s reproductive cycle.”

“So are you beginning to understand why I don’t want to go to your parents’ for Christmas?”

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