The World’s Largest And Smelliest Flowers

The World's Largest And Smelliest Flowers Corpse Flower

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The World’s Largest And Smelliest Flowers: The Corpse Flower

Flowers are said to symbolize innocence, life and beauty. How ironic, then, that the largest of them all is evocative of death. Titan arum, or the corpse flower, exists naturally in the rain forests of Western Sumatra and in the gardens of botany big-leaguers throughout the world.

With dark purple coloring not unlike bruises and pooled blood, the corpse flower’s imposing size is as commanding as its carrion stench: at its heaviest, the imposing plant weighs in at around 165 pounds with a height of over 10 feet.

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The Glowing Gazania Flower

Gazania Flower

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Why settle for one color when you can have several?

A Technicolor Tulip Field

A Tulip Farm

Typically considered the symbol of fame and perfect love, the 109 known species of tulips are certainly a sight to behold–especially from above.

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