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Rare 'corpse flower' attracts thousands to Basel

A rare plant that has the distinct smell of rotting flesh is attracting large crowds in Switzerland.

Thousands of plant lovers are flocking to the Basel Botanical Garden in Switzerland to see a full bloom of a corpse flower.

The 17-year-old plant is blooming for the first time.

Lisa Hampele reports.

  • 24 Apr 2011
  • From the section Europe
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