from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any plant of the genus Amorphophallus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A giant plant of the family Araceæ from the eastern tropics, grown as a curiosity in hothouses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any plant of the genus Amorphophallus
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The 15-year-old Sumatran plant - officially called Amorphophallus titanium - bloomed for the first time Tuesday.
Corpse flowers, technically known as Amorphophallus titanium plants, are native to Sumatra and can grow to be 10 feet tall.
It's called Amorphophallus titanum, or more commonly, "The Corpse Flower", for it's famous foul-odor, similar to rotting flesh.
Plants which were thought to be extinct such as Amorphophallus staudtii have been discovered in the area.
This is Amorphophallus titanum, the largest flower in the world.
Translated from the greek Amorphophallus titanum means "giant misshapen penis," and while the Rafflesia has the world's largest flower, the titan lays claim to the largest unbranched cluster of flowers in the world.
While the Rafflesia gets big, it has nothing on another corpse flower, the Amorphophallus titanum.
The 5-foot-tall Amorphophallus titanum that flowered Friday for the first time in 15 years is expected to finish blooming Tuesday.
Glucomannan (GM) is a soluble, fermentable, and highly viscous dietary fiber that comes from the root of the elephant yam, also known as konjac (Amorphophallus konjac or Amorphophallus rivieri), native to Asia.
Amorphophallus titanum, which is said to be the biggest, smelliest flower in the world, looks like something that could eat a human being.
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