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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.
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.
Inhale. New Yorkers can breathe easy again: The "corpse flower" has passed its smelly peak. But the plant dubbed "Baby" may soon have some of its own.
By Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - An arum by any other name would smell as rank -- so it's just called the corpse flower.
Hundreds of visitors filed through a Virginia Tech greenhouse to get a glimpse, and a whiff, of a powerfully malodorous "corpse flower" as it bloomed.
- An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.