Corpse flower

Corpse Flower
1:37 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

After peak bloom today, UW's corpse flower to fade fast

At 12:30 a.m. last night, the UW Biology Dept.'s corpse flower was nearly fully open and nearly at its peak smell. Waves of nausea reported by those around it.
University of Washington Biology Dept.

The University of Washington Biology Department says the corpse flower that reached the peak of its smelly bloom early Thursday will die in a few days.

Read more
Rare flower
3:30 pm
Tue June 7, 2011

UW's corpse flower about to bloom

Corpse in the process of blooming.
University of Washington U of W

Its scientific name is Amorphophallus Titanum, but its most commonly known as a corpse flower.  And it could bloom any day now in the University of Washington's botany green house.

Read more