Archive for April, 2007

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Introduction to the Titan Arum

The Titan Arum (Amorphophallus titanum) can be found growing in the wild on Sumatra in Indonesia; it occurs naturally nowhere else. For several hours while in bloom, the flower will emit a powerful odor that is reminiscent of the odor of rotting flesh—explaining the popularity of the “corpse flower” and “corpse plant” sobriquets. The odor […]