Stinky corpse flower attracts crowd in DC [Pictures]
The titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum), also known as the corpse flower or stinky plant, is blooming at the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory in Washington. The plant may remain in bloom for 24 to 48 hours, and then it will collapse quickly.
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The 'corpse flower'
Carrie Dgzwil (left) and Casey Dumasius take their photo in front of the Titan Arum plant (Amorphophallus titanum), also known as the corpse flower or stinky plant that is in full bloom at the United States Botanic Garden Conservatory.