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We Saw The Corpse Flower In Bloom And It Was Disgustingly Beautiful

It brought tears to our eyes — literally.

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According to the NYBG, the rare plant, Amorphophallus titanum (also known as Titan arum), hasn't bloomed since 1939.

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Side note: Amorphophallus titanum literally translates to "giant weird-shaped dick." ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


The flower was also recently mentioned in the first sneak peek of the highly anticipated Gilmore Girls reboot.

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"It's not like ... I have that plant strapped to me that only blooms once every 50 years and smells disgusting," Lorelai exclaims to Rory.


If you can't make it there IRL, check out the livestream below!

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