Rare Corpse Flower Smells Of Rotting Flesh At Nashville Zoo


Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

The Nashville Zoo wants you to see the corpse flower before it dies. The biggest flower in the world, it gets it's name from the fact that it gives off the smell of rotting flesh. (Get on this Renuzit)

The flower is on display all this month at the Nashville Zoo, and actually comes from the greenhouse at Vanderbilt University. The blooming that emits the spine-chilling rotting flesh odor is a rare thing. It only happens every 8-10 years. It's set to bloom anytime this month. Be there when it makes history (and some people sick to their stomachs) by making your reservation to visit the Zoo (by appointments for social distancing) by clicking Or you can watch for it blooming by viewing this 24/7 cam on the smelliest flower.