Miami, United States of America
GIANT STINKY PLANT BLOOMS AND RELEASES STENCH AT GARDENS IN FLORIDA.
A giant Amorphophallus titanium plant nicknamed "Mr. Stinky" starts to bloom
in front of spectators at the Fairchild Tropical Garden in Coral Gables,
Florida, May 12, 2003. In addition to being the largest unbranched
inflorescence in the world, in June of 1998 "Mr. Stinky" was the first
Amorphophallus titanium plant to bloom in the United States since 1939.
Originally thought to die after blooming, this Titan is the first in the
United States to put on three spectacular, smelly showings and has grown to
an amazing seven feett and one inch. The titan is known for it's intensely
powerful stench that lasts for over eight hours. PP03050047 ODLY