What is the name of worlds largest flower?
The flower with the world's largest bloom is the Rafflesia arnoldii. This rare flower is found in the rainforests of Indonesia. It can grow to be 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds! It is a parasitic plant, with no visible leaves, roots, or stem. It attaches itself to a host plant to obtain water and nutrients. When in bloom, the Rafflesia emits a repulsive odor, similar to that of rotting meat. This odor attracts insects that pollinate the plant. Another...
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What is the difference between rafflesia and titan arum?
The Rafflesia arnoldii is world's largest bloom.It can grow to be 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds! It is a parasitic plant, with no visible leaves, roots, or stem. ON THE OTHER HAND.... Amorphophallus titanum, or Titan arum also known as the "corpse flower" is not a single flower. It is a cluster of many tiny flowers, called an inflorescence. The Titan arum has the largest unbranched inflorescence of all flowering plants. The plant can reach heights of 7 to...
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What does the horrible smell of the Carrion FLower accomplish for it?
The Carrion Flower (Amorphophallus titanum) also known as the Titan arum has the scent of rotting flesh to attract the corpse beetles and flesh flies that pollinate it. ...
What are some examples of plants with unpleasant smell?
Some examples of the smelliest plants are: - Amorphophallus konjac (Voodoo Lily) - Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis - Ceratonia siliqua (Carob Tree) - Corypha umbraculifera (Talipot Palm) - Dracunculus vulgaris (Dragon Arum) - Durian (fruit of trees of the genus Durio) - Helicodiceros muscivorus (Dead Horse Arum) - Hydnora africana - Arisaema triphyllum (Jack-in-the-Pulpit) - Lysichiton americanus (Western Skunk Cabbage) - Rafflesia arnoldii (Corpse Flower, shares its name with Titan arum) - Stapelia gigantea - Symplocarpus foetidus (Eastern Skunk Cabbage) - Titan arum (corpse flower (Titan arum) ...
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What is the stinkiest plant in the world?
the world stinkiest plant is the "rafflesid arnldii" and the "titan arum" and guess what else they are also two of the worlds biggest plants and have the same nickname the "corpse plant"and they both live in the "tropical rainforest" they really have a lot in comnon! serprising hu ...
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What plant has the worlds largest flower inflorescence?
The flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence is Titan Arum or Amorphophallus Titanum. The largest branched inflorescence belongs to Talipot Palm(Corypha umbraculifera). The largest flower belongs to Rafflesia arnoldii ...