Worlds Largest Flower

This is a flower growing in mountains near Rio Blanco, Veracruz, Mexico which is said to be the largest in the world and only blooms once every forty years for  two or three days.

Amorphophallus titanum or Titan Arum – is indeed said to be thelargest in the world. This flower is known as the “Corpse Flower” because of its foul smell, this flower is seen at well-known botanical gardens around the world, including London’s Kew Gardens, California’s Huntington Botanical Gardens and Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

This flowers only last for two or three days, it is not true that they only bloom once every forty years as claimed in somany forwarded email message. the research has proved that its blooming cycle is not set to a forty year , beacuase many flowers kept in research centers have bloomed much more regularly. According to David Attenborough, In “The Private Life Of Plants”, Amorphophallus titanum also blooms once in every 1000 days too.

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