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Top 5 Worst Smelling Flowers in the World

There would be no single person in the world who would not love smelling the flowers that are unique looking in appearance. But finding a flower to be worst with the smell is quite an impossible experience. But actually there are so many flowers in the world that have a really bad smell and you would even avoid holding them for a second in your hands. So lets get to the topic and take a look at the list of top 5 worst smelling flowers in the world.

Top 5 Worst Smelling Flowers in the World

Top 5 Worst Smelling Flowers in the World

  1. Dracunculus Vulgaris

Dracunculus Vulgaris

This flower is popular known all over the world for so many names such as black arum, voodoo lily, snake lily, stink lily and dragon arum.  This flower is the native to the Balkans and is part of Turkey too. By appearance, it looks so beautiful with the color mixture of purple and red. But now it is just known for its unpleasant smell.  As you smell this flower, it would be giving you a rotten smell. But still, it is extending in presence in so many areas of Northern America.

  1. Eastern Skunk Cabbage

Eastern Skunk Cabbage

On the next, we will make you mention about Eastern Skunk Cabbage!  This flower has been named after the skunky smell that is produced by its flowers. This plant grows in swamps as well as woodlands of Alaska, California, Idaho, Washington, Montana, and Oregon. The Western skunk cabbage mostly blooms in the spring and winter seasonal timings. They are bright yellow in color. They can grow at the height of 40cm.

  1. Rafflesia Arnoldii

Rafflesia Arnoldii

The Rafflesia Arnoldii is taken to be known as the largest individual flower in the world.  This parasitic plant is much found in the areas of the rainforests of Sumatra and Borneo. It is a leafless and also the rootless plant. The Rafflesia Arnoldii is popularly known for its strong hard decaying flesh form of smell. One Rafflesia Arnoldii can be the 1-meter diameter. It has 11 kg weight.  This large flower is mostly found in five petals that are red in color with white marks on top of it.

  1. Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis

Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis

The Bulbophyllum Phalaenopsis is identified to be the worst smelling orchid in the whole world. This flower is the native to New Guinea Island. You will be finding its smell like the rotting meat. The Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis is known as one of the largest orchids in the world and bloom year around. It has long leaves that are its main attraction that reaches up to a length of 4 feet.

  1. Titan Arum

Titan Arum

The titan arum of corpse flower is on top of our list for being the worst smelling flower in the world.  This flower has the strong horrible looking smell like the decaying meat. It is a rare flower that blooms just one or two times after so many years. The corpse flower is also the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world.

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