Flowering Plant with the Largest Unbranched Inflorescence is Blooming

The Biological Sciences Greenhouse has reported that an Amorphophallus titanium is blooming! This plant, which is also known as a titan arum or corpse flower, is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world, and it rarely blooms.

Usually, public viewings are scheduled, but construction is preventing access to the site. However, you can view a live feed, Watch Titan Arum Bloom. This might be a blessing in disguise because the bloom has a very putrid smell—hence, corpse flower.

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