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A Flower That Smells Like Rotting Meat Is Attracting Crowds to the Muttart Conservatory

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April 22, 2013
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A unique flower at the Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory, called Putrella or more commonly the corpse flower, bloomed overnight and is emitting a foul odour some describe as like rotting meat.


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