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November 3, 2008

A Titanic Bloom with a Titanic Smell”

Don’t miss out on a Titanic Bloom at the Milwaukee Public Museum…

A rare Titan Arum plant will bloom late November at the Milwaukee Public Museum.  In nature, these plants only occur on the island of Sumatra and are listed as “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.  A Titan from seed takes seven or more years to flower.   The Titan Arum is the worlds largest flower.  Once it opens, the flower will last 36-48 hours and smells like a pungent rotting corpse.  The strongest order will last about 6 hours during the night.

Join Museum Botanist Neil Luebke November 5th from 9:00 am to 10: 00 am, November 12th from 9:30 to 10:30 am and November 20th from 9:00 am to 10:00 am for an interactive Chat Session with a Museum Expert, Neil, about this  amazing Titanic bloom!  This session is free but space is limited.  Call today for your reservation to join us for one or all of the sessions.  Don’t miss out on this amazing event happening in Milwaukee for the first time.

Call Gaye-Lynn Clyde at 414-278-6146 or send an e-mail to clyde@mpm.edu to reserve your space for this Titanic Bloom with a Titanic Smell Chat.

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A couple of notes:

A low bandwidth webcam is on the Corpse Flower at:

http://www.mpm.edu/exhibitions/special/titan-arum/video.php

A 20Mb multicast MPEG2 stream is available on Internet2 via VLC at:

http://cable.doit.wisc.edu/MPM_Titan_Arum.m3u

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