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The Blooming of the Corpse Flower: Tropical flower to bloom with rotten odor

The Blooming of the Corpse Flower: Tropical flower to bloom with rotten odor

Danielle Tadlock, Staff Reporter

July 10, 2014

Amorphophallus titanum, or the corpus flower, blooms every two years at Eastern’s Thut Greenhouse. The Thut Greenhouse provides plants for the biological sciences department and contains roughly 2000 different plants. Steven Malehorn, greenhouse manager since 1998, predicts the corpse flower...

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