August 24, This Corpse Flower, Amorphophallus titanum, is currently unnamed and a sibling to Suma, the Corpse Flower that bloomed. Titan arum, (Amorphophallus titanum), also called corpse flower, herbaceous flowering plant of the arum family (Araceae), known for its massive foul-smelling. Learn more about the Titan arum – with amazing Titan arum videos, photos and facts on Arkive.

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Amorphophallus titanum Biggest flower on the planet!! The flower arises from an underground tuber which can grow to 90kg!!

Amorphophallus titanum Seedlings – Titan Arum – Rare Plants

It takes several years to get to flowering size. However in more cooler area, the plant may go dormant in amorphopha,lus or earlier. Full sun to part shade. Titan Arum — Second Year Plants…. Biggest flower on the planet!!


Titan arum, Amorphophallus titanum, plant facts – Eden Project

A very unusual sight. Even though there is not a cold amodphophallus in this area the plant dies down back to the tuber each year when it feels like it. The aim is to grow the tuber to flowering size. Get the plant into full sun to get maximum growth.

It will probably will not rot but if you are trying in a cooler climate it would be best to keep under cover in winter. These are the true flowers above in the green base of the plant.

You can see the fly doing the pollination from male to female parts. The Giant Flower photoed at the top is amorphophallue the true flower in botanical terms. The same can be said of many of our best flowering plants.

Titan arum

Quest for The Titan Lily…. The Amazing Plant August We found this plant flowering on a private tropical fruit plantation in Sumatra at m altitude not far from the Equator.


Because of the altitude temperatures are not that hot hovering around 30oC all year. The plant has a natural month dormancy before it reemerges each year. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Description Additional information Product Description …. Here is a new plant just coming up with its new foliage unfurling.

Amorphophallus titanum – Preserving it for posterity

They grow to 6 metres!! Additional information Purchase Options A.

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