titan arum

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Noun1.titan arum - malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feettitan arum - malodorous tropical plant having a spathe that resembles the corolla of a morning glory and attains a diameter of several feet
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
genus Amorphophallus - genus of large tropical east Asian cormous aroids: devil's tongue; snake palm
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7) Ghost plant, ghost pipe, Indian pipe, or corpse plant (Monotropa uniflora).
But the blooms smell of decaying flesh, giving it the name, 'corpse plant'.
Not surprising among them, given its waxen skin, are "ghost plant" and "corpse plant." "Ice plant" is another, not only because of the Indian pipe's sheen, but also because the flower "melts" if you touch it, turning black and disintegrating.