Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Stink flower or Carrion flower plant (Stapelia sp), it’s large, star-shaped, fuzzy, skin-colored flowers are pollinated by carrion flies, which mistake the flower for a bit of rotting flesh.  Let’s just say the smell of the flowers is not one to be experienced up close. (Taken with instagram)

Stink flower or Carrion flower plant (Stapelia sp), it’s large, star-shaped, fuzzy, skin-colored flowers are pollinated by carrion flies, which mistake the flower for a bit of rotting flesh. Let’s just say the smell of the flowers is not one to be experienced up close. (Taken with instagram)