Jun 22, 2009 5:10 AM GMT
The Corpse, aka Amorphophallus titanum
People are waiting for it to happen at the Hortus Botanicus in Leiden (The Netherlands)
If you click the webcam link on the page I provided the link to, you can see how far the Arum has opened so far.
We have one of those at the Huntington Library in San Marino that just opened up earlier this week and only lasts for about two days.
The plant smells like rotting flesh.
Put the following link real player to see the web cam:
As of Sun, June 21st, 10:30pm PST, it has not opened yet.