Residents startled as stinky flowers bloom
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Pretty in purple: An elephant foot yam blooms in the front yard of a house in Pancoran Mas, Depok, West Java. It is the first time that the flower, which gives off a pungent smell, has appeared in the area.(JP/Sausan Atika Maesara)It was just before sunset last week when Dyah Ayu found the source of a rotting smell similar to a rat carcass that had been spreading around her residence since the nig...