Local Time: 14:23
 12th July 2020

 

This live cam stream displays the magnificent Amorphophallus titanium - titan arum at the Ghent University Botanical Garden in East Flanders, Belgium.
This massive flowering structure is known for having the world's largest unbranched inflorescence that can reach over 3 metres (10 ft) in height!
The titan arum, commonly called the corpse flower, is endemic to the equatorial rainforests of Sumatra, Indonesia. Even in the wild, the titan arum blooms infrequently and for a short period of time. For cultivation it is need advanced pollination techniques, and takes about 7 to years of growth before flowering for the first time!
There are more than 10 000 plant species at Ghent University Botanical Garden, open to visitors. Please scroll down to view this location in East Flanders, Belgium.

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