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Photo by Larry Dean of the WIU Visual Production Center [8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 2]
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Photo by Larry Dean of the WIU Visual Production Center [8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 2]
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Rare Flower Blooms at WIU Greenhouse

May 2, 2010


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MACOMB, IL - - The Titan Arum, known as the Corpse Flower, housed in the WIU Botany Greenhouse began blooming during the afternoon and evening hours today (May 2).

For the most up-to-date information on the Titan Arum's blooming progress, visit Hillyer's blog at http://wiubotanygreenhouse.blogspot.com

The initial news release can be found at http://www.wiu.edu/newsrelease.sphp?release_id=8138

Brief videos can also be found at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nSvKe7dxU4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiIcQexeVl4

Photos can be found at WIU's Visual Production Center's online photo database at http://tinyurl.com/3ywvxpk or http://photos.wiu.edu/lightbox - Click on "Academics" folder; College of Arts & Sciences; Biological Sciences; Titan flower).

Posted By: Darcie Shinberger (DR-Shinberger@wiu.edu)
Office of University Relations