Corpse flower blooms at botanical garden

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - A rare flower is in bloom at the Missouri Botanical Garden, but this is one you will not want to smell.

The corpse flower blooms rarely and under just the right conditions.

When it does, the intense, foul odor from the tall spike of small crowded flowers lasts just a few days.

There have been less than 160 corpse flowers bloom worldwide in the last 120 years since it was discovered in Sumatra.