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Dimensions4080 x 3264
Original file size10.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken3-Aug-16 12:36
Date modified30-May-21 18:18
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeFUJIFILM
Camera modelX-T1
Focal length10 mm
Focal length (35mm)15 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/5 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias-1 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
The Corpse Flower

The Corpse Flower

The corpse flower (amorphophallus titanum) is an enormous and rare flower. It gets its name from the putrid stench it emits. A corpse flower blooms no more frequently than once every 3 years and can sometimes go decades between blooms. Once in bloom, a corpse flower may remain in bloom for only 24 to 48 hours and then it quickly collapses. This particular corpse flower at the United States Botanic Garden is 7 feet and 4 inches tall.