Moody Gardens Corpse Flower is dying.
The flower's blooming phase is almost at its end, but visitor still have a chance to get a whiff of its stench.
Saturday, June 16 might be its last day to see the bloom phase.
The flower has been nicknamed "Morticia." It started officially blooming Wednesday evening.
Visitors will have a rare opportunity to see and smell it.Corpse flowers have a short blooming period of 2 to 4 days.
The name, corpse flower, originates from the unpleasant odor the plant emits during flowering. It smells like rotting flesh.
The corpse flower or, Amorphophallus titanum, is native only to Sumatra, Indonesia. Fewer than 85 Corpse Flowers have ever bloomed in the United States.
It is considered the largest flowering plant in the world, often reaching heights of over 10 feet tall.
The plant has a very unpredictable blooming schedule. There is no bloom season and flowers can be produced at any time of year.
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