NZ: People queue to catch whiff of corpse flower plant in Dunedin

People queued up at the gates of the Dunedin Botanic Garden to take a whiff of the city's famously stinky plant.

About 50 people were already lined up at 8am on Saturday to check out the corpse plant (Amorphophallus titanum), which began to flower on Friday for just the second time. The plant first bloomed in 2018.

Thousands of people turned out to see the plant, whose odour has been compared to that of rotting flesh, on Friday, and thousands more had been expected over the weekend.

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