Top 5 Worst Smelling Flowers
- Arum Discoridis
It’s a velvet colored pole shaped blossoms that native to Mediterranean areas. The blossom is famed because of its rotten flesh such as odor. This plant is called after famous Greek botanist Pedanius Dioscorides. It flowers in spring . The powerful, unpleasant odor of arum discoridis brings pollinators.
- Eastern Skunk Cabbage
Such as the Western skunk cabbage that the Eastern skunk cabbage has also derived its name from the’skunky’ odor. The plant grows in swampy, wet land across North America and Asia. Initially a shell-like region of the plant known as’spathe’ comes from the floor prior to the leaves. It’s brownish-purple in colour and may grow up to a size of 4-6 inches. It create a strong, unpleasant odor and brings pollinators like bees and butterflies.
- Dragon Arum
The dragon arum is an impressive plant which found in rugged and scenic regions of the Mediterranean basin. The plant is also referred to as black arum, snake lily, dragonwort, stink lily and vondoo lily. The big, gaudy, maroon-purple blossom appear in late spring. The blossom can be 80 cm in length. However, this gorgeous flower smells like a rotting meat and it attracts pollinating insects. The flower also has a very long tail like spike.
- Carob Tree
The carob tree is a medium-sized evergreen shrub which grows in subtropical and warm areas around the globe. The title’carob’ identifies the edible fruit of this tree. The carob pod includes many nutrients like Vitamin A, B2, B3, magnesium, iron and calcium. Though the fruits are healthy and blossoms of carob tree smell like semen. The little spirally arranged flowers appear in fall. The male and female flowers appear on distinct trees. It’s the male blossoms that create worst sperm such as odor on blossom.
- Hydrona Africana
Hydrona Africana is a odd parasite plant indigenous to Southern Africa. The plant grows underground and just the blossom is able to see over the ground. The Hydrona Africana blossom is three and colorless thick openings. The outer region of the blossom is brownish and the interior part is glowing orange. The Hydrona Africana includes a odor like feces. This disagreeable odor attracts dung beetles and carrion beetles for pollination.