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Corpse Flower to Bloom

Some time in the next week or two UT will see the blooming of an Amorphophalus titanum, commonly known as the corpse flower. This flower, native to Sumatra, produces the largest unbranched inflorescence of any plant species and attracts pollinators by releasing an odor similar to a rotting corpse. While blooming it also raises its temperature which also helps to attract pollinators.

You can see this flower in room 402 of Hesler.