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Dracunculus vulgaris is a species of aroid in the genus Dracunculus and is known variously as the Dragon Arum, the Black Arum, the Voodoo Lily, the Snake Lily, the Stink Lily, the Black Dragon, the Black Lily, Dragonwort, and Ragons.
Canon 500D, zoom lens.
(Featured in Amazing Challenge Entertainment & Other Groups.)
This one grows in my garden.
If the smell of rotting flesh is not to your liking you can remove the stamen which then removes the smell.

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flower, bloom, lily, perennial, large, spectacular, smelly, purple, green, carole anne fooks

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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work
    .

  • Thank you Ann

    – Carole-Anne

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 2 years ago

    February 23,2012 Awesome!

  • Thank you Ann

    – Carole-Anne

  • trish725
    trish725about 1 year ago

  • Thank you Trish

    – Carole-Anne

  • billfox256
    billfox256about 1 year ago

    Like a giant dragon’s tongue!!!! An excellent capture!!! Congratulatons
    on being featured!!! Bill

  • Thank you Bill

    – Carole-Anne

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