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Rare and massive corpse flower about to bloom in Berkeley

By |July 25th, 2015|

Author: Johanna Silver

Photos: Chris Malcom and James Gaither

Trudy, the corpse flower, smellable from half-a-mile away, is about to bloom at the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Garden. Known botanically as Amorphophallus titanum—Titan Arum for short—its name should give you some indication that the flower itself is also, um, large. But it’s the stench of rotting flesh that really makes […]