Botanical bad smell problem.

Beverly Erlebacher bae at
Thu Nov 28 16:36:49 EST 2002

In article <1038501225.25853.0 at>,
Duncan Adams <duncan at> wrote:
>Can anyone shed any light on this please?  Perhaps point me at a likely
>culprit amongst the cacti and succulents (we have many varieties)?

Do you have any stapeliads?  Stapelia spp in particular are called
'carrion flower' because of the putrid and/or sewage-like smell of
their flowers, which are fly-pollinated.

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