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The Arum Titan 'Amorphophallus titanum', the largest flower in the... News PhotoBasel,Botanical Garden,Environmental Issues,Flower,Large,Nature,Switzerland,Titan Arum,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThe Arum Titan 'Amorphophallus titanum', the largest flower in the world, is pictured as it blossoms for a second time on late November 19, 2012 at the Botanical Garden in Basel. The flower has a 2.27 meters high yellow pistil and a red-brown petal-shaped funnel. Its tuber weighs more than 30 pounds. Botanical Garden's experts are surprised by the second blossoming, less than 20 months. Many curious are awaited to observe the short-term phenomenon despite the smell of rotting meat generated by the plant. AFP PHOTO / SEBASTIEN BOZON (Photo credit should read SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)