Latest Amorphophallus Stories
The famed "corpse flower" plant – known for its giant size, rotten-meat odor and phallic shape – has a new, smaller relative: A University of Utah botanist discovered a new species of Amorphophallus that is one-fourth as tall but just as stinky.
Scientists' attempt to measure biomagnetism in plants sets upper limit for what they generate.
The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, nestled in Strawberry Canyon just above the central campus, features a mind-boggling 12,000 kinds of plants and breathtaking views of the Bay Area.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning the public not to consume Lychee Flavor Nata De Coco in Konnyaku Jelly due to a choking hazard. The product, a mini cup desert imported from Japan, was sold in plastic bags with Japanese text and a bilingual sticker describing the product.
Botanical enthusiasts are excited to celebrate the blooming of one of the world's largest flowers; however, this phallic plant is most known for its excruciatingly awful smell.
There's nothing like the smell of rotting flesh in the morning, especially if you are a botanist.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.