By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

It’s The World’s Stinkiest Flower… And It’s Just Made 10,000 People Gag.

You probably never thought that people would gleefully anticipate the arrival of something that smelled like rotting flesh, but the blooming of the titan arum, better known as the corpse flower, just proved you wrong.

On December 28, the flower bloomed for the very first time at a botanical garden in South Australia. The flowers take notoriously long to reach full bloom, and given that this is one of the most wonderfully weird flowers in existence, it's sure to bring out admirers in droves. To see a time-lapse video of the entire growth and blooming process, check out the amazing video below.

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Source: Botanic Gardens of South Australia