What is the Tallest Flower on Earth ?

Amorphophallus Titanum

  • Amorphophallus Titanum or Titan Arum, grows only in the rainforests of Western Sumatra, Indonesia. Bunga Bangkai means corpse flower in Indonesian.
  • This species has the largest unbranched inflorescence of any herbaceous plant in the world.
  • The flower can grow very quickly, and can reach up to 7-12 feet in height.
  • The bloom will last only 1-3 days.

Amorphophallus Titanum up to 7 feet

Life-Cycle-of-corpse-flower-from-Buffalo-Botanical-Gardens

Amorphophallus Titanum Chart  Amorphophallus Titanum Growth

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Amorphophallus Titanum close up

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