Denver 'corpse flower' set to bloom
Flower's stench lasts some 48 hours
A rare blooming of the infamous "corpse flower" is anticipated soon at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
The flower, whose Latin name is Amorphophallus titanum, releases a pungent stench upon blooming that many observers compare to rotting carcass.
It will be the first ever bloom of such a flower in Denver, according to the Denver Post.
The stench from the flower lasts for up to 48 hours after the bloom, during which visitors will try to catch a whiff.