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BBC : World's biggest flower blooms

"Last Monday, delighted botanists discovered that it had developed a 106 cm flower bud. On Wednesday, when the specimen was put on display to the public, the bud had reached a height of 125 cm, and it is still growing." see also : Fairchild Tropical Gardens for more pictures (beautiful!) and this page from the Botanischer Gardens that will need to be bablefish-ed if you don't read German.

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Robert at ←  → NY Times : High-Technology Sector Unmoved by Labor's Song