The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: August 26, 2008
The Census Bureau Tuesday reported new numbers on poverty, income and health insurance. It’s an annual snapshot of the economic well-being of nation’s households.
Columbus firefighters say arson charges are pending against a woman who received first and second degree burns in a fire early Tuesday on the southwest side of the city.
The late-blooming flowers in Ohio’s state gardens and arboretums are wonderful to look at and teach us about horticulture. They may also help scientists and land managers use less insecticide and do a better job of controlling pests at the same time.
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today addresses the Democratic National Convention.