Largest Flower In The World

Should this qualify as the 8th Wonder of the World?



The largest flower in the world, blooming in Blanco, Veracruz, Mexico
Largest Flower In The World

Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs),
it blooms only during three days every 40 years.


Amorphophallus Titanum (Araceae) - also called the “cadaverous flower”


Do you suppose God gave us a flower that represents the 40 years in the desert,
and it only blooms for 3 days - the length of time Jesus died and rose?

QuotaBills
These are cathedrals of shopping. - Emile Zola

Generosity is the flower of justice. - Nathaniel Hawthorne

He wears the rose of youth upon him. - William Shakespeare

Every flower must grow through dirt. - Unknown

A root is a flower that disdains fame. - Kahlil Gibran

You can't squeeze blood out of a tulip. - Archie Bunker

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise. - James Lowell

An old man in love is like a flower in winter. - Portuguese Proverb

Our national flower is the concrete cloverleaf. - Lewis Mumford

The desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. - Isaiah 35:1

Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. - Oscar Wilde

I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist. - Tammy Faye Bakker

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus

I'll tell you how the sun rose - a ribbon at a time. - Emily Dickinson

To die in the flower of age is a life offered in sacrifice. - Madagascar Saying

The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her. - Marcelene Cox

Tennis: a sport in which even an unseeded player can flower. - Unknown

No one flower can every symbolize this nation. America is a bouquet. - William Safire

We rose to bring about Eutopia,
But all we got was Dev's myopia. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

The grass withers, the flower fades
But the word of our God stands forever. - Isaiah 40:8

The only amaranthine flower on earth is virtue; the only lasting treasure, truth. - William Cowper

The Rose Bowl is the only bowl I've ever seen that I didn't have to clean. - Erma Bombeck

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change. - Buddha

When women are mad or depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. - Elayne Boosler

Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. - Bo Derek

What's in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet. - William Shakespeare

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

Shopping: The fine art of acquiring things you don't need with money you don't have. - Unknown

The rose is fairest when 't is budding new, and hope is brightest when it dawns from fears. - Walter Scott

Humility before the flower at the timber line is the gate which gives access to the path up the open fell. - Dag Hammarskjold

Whatever I am offered in devotion with a pure heart - a leaf, a flower, fruit, or water - I accept with joy. - Bhagavad Gita

I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is a flower. God put it here. - Willie Nelson

The vivacity of children is always charming, because it is always sincere. A grave child is a rose without fragrance. - Unknown

An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it is also more nourishing. - H L Mencken

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same. - Helen Keller

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion. - Unknown

A rose can say "I love you",
Orchids can enthrall,
But a weed bouquet in a chubby fist,
Yes, that says it all. - Unknown

If I were a flower,
humming bird would be my favourite bee
And If I were blind,
the light of darkness I'd love to see - Munia Khan

We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. - Dale Carnegie


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16-Oct-2018