Thursday, August 17, 2006

Pictures Of The Stinky Flower That Didn't Smell At All

Over the weekend we went to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to see the rare titan arum in full bloom. Here are two pictures of the Sumatran native. (Apparently we arrived too late for the unusual rotting-meat smell the flower produces....)


Blogger Diana said...

Wow, I would have liked to have seen that. I love tropical flowers - they are so interesting. You probably didn't miss much with the raw meat smell. :(

9:39 AM  
Blogger Candy Minx said...

Suddenly Seeeemore is right here beside me...

Oops, boy that sure looked like Little Shop of Horrors for a second. What an amazing plant, yikes!

12:01 AM  
Blogger Red said...

What an odd-looking thing, no? Does it smell nice after it sheds the rotting-meat effect?

11:56 AM  
Anonymous Roger B. said...

Have you watched the time lapse video of it flowering?

6:40 AM  
Blogger Gabriella said...

MMM! Raw Meat!

12:56 PM  

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