A Corpse Flower Blooms

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June 2

Credit: Jeff Hillyer/WIU.

On June 2, 2010, Titan 2 was 8.86 inches (22.5 centimeters) tall and Titan 3 was at 9.125 inches (23.2 cm) tall. In this picture, Titan 3 appears to be…Read More »

is an inflorescence bud, which will eventually bloom, said greenhouse manager Jeff Hillyer, who tends to the foul-smelling plants and has monitored their progress towards blooming. At this stage, is was too early to tell when the flower would bloom, Hillyer said.   Less «
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