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Behind the stink: The corpse plant at Lincoln University


Venue & Duration

Horticultural Futures Hub

30 - 45 minutes

Presenter: Dr Meike Rombach, Lincoln University

A corpse flower can take up to 12-15 years to bloom, emitting it’s renowned rotting-flesh odour for only 12 to 24 hours to attract insects to help it pollinate, before the flower collapses. Find out everything you need to know about this enigmatic plant from Lincoln University lecturer Dr Meike Rombach, and why she is growing them herself.