A Sticky, Stinky Stapelia
This is the antithesis of the night-blooming cereus flower that bloomed last night. Unlike the white, lemony night-scented beauty of last night, this stapelia blooms during the day and produces a putrid, rotting-meat smell which attracts house-flies for pollination. These blooms also last several days, unlike the night-blooming cereus which wilts before dawn after it blooms.
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