Giant, Smelly 'Corpse Flower' Blooms in Brazil

Titan arum blooms rarely and only briefly—and smells like rotting flesh

By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 11:40 AM CST

(Newser) – Call them gangrene thumbs. Hundreds of flower lovers are flocking to Inhotim garden, 275 miles from Rio de Janeiro, to catch a glimpse—and a whiff— of the massive and rare titan arum, aka, the "corpse flower," reports AFP. Blooming for just three...   Read full story »


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