We tend to think of flowers as beautiful things with a lovely scent, but not all flowers comply to these standards. Take, for example, the Hydnora africana, which smells like dung. While the corpse lily might be the most famous of smelly, ugly flowers, the parasitic Hydnora deserves the trophy for most unpleasant.
But there's a very good reason for this flower's stench—it's fertilized by dung beetles and, as you may have guessed, no smell attracts these insects more than feces. While the plant looks... READ ON