A flower at the University of Missouri has bloomed for the first time in 14 years. The event drew hundreds of visitors and spectators via
The 5-foot plant is referred to as the 'corpse flower' because it emits a smell similar to that of a dead animal along the road. The odor is produced
to draw insects that help with pollination.
Greenhouse manager Kathy Upton said that there is no way to tell when it will ever bloom again.