Corpse flower finally blooms at Botanical Garden

The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed.

The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed. (7/28/16)

THE BRONX - The corpse flower at the New York Botanical Garden has finally bloomed.

Dozens of spectators visited for a chance to get a glimpse of the rare act of nature.

Corpse flower blooms in the western hemisphere are extremely rare -- the first happened in the Bronx in the 1930s. The last time one happened in New York was 1939.

There are several smaller, unbloomed corpse flowers growing at the garden.

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