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The corpse flower has started to bloom in Hilo

Rare “Corpse flower” bloom begins in Hilo, Hawaii

Rare “Corpse flower” bloom begins in Hilo, Hawaii

HILO, Hawaii – East Hawaii is excited to whiff the floral stench of rotting flesh for the third time in as many years. A rare flowering of another corpse plant – amorphophallus titanum – is underway at the Pana‘ewa Rainforest Zoo and Gardens. The actual bloom takes a while to occur once the flowering starts.

VIDEO: “Stinky 1″ corpse flower blooms, second in Hilo this year

Video by David Corrigan HILO, Hawaii: “Stinky 1″ was in full bloom on Wednesday. That is the name that was given to the The Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo & Gardens’ Amorphophallus titanum, or corpse flower, which is given the nickname due to its distinctive odor when in full bloom. This makes the second corpse flower bloom

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