KNOW AND TELL: 'Corpse flower' blooms in South Australia

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Timelapse video shows a very rare plant blooming. It's known as the "corpse flower" because the stench is awful. (KGO)

Cue the "Little Shop of Horrors!" But unlike the movie, this fascinating flower won't be devouring any human flesh. It just smells like it.

Timelapse video shows the rare plant blooming. It's known as the "corpse flower" because the stench is awful.

The Botanic Gardens of South Australia is sharing this video.



The stinky flower is huge! And once it blooms it only lasts about 48-hours before collapsing.

But thanks to this timelapse, it will live on forever.

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