Flowering in early evening for Amorphs is indeed the general pattern and
figures when you consider that most pollinators are carrion beetles and
like, which fly at dusk.
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> To add to the debate, currently there are several Amorphophallus species
> bloom in my collection and we notice that at dawn and dusk, the aromas
> these blooms produce are at their zenith and quite overwhelming. During
> course of the day, the blooms generally do not produce much of an odor.
> appears that the plants are seeking pollinators which are apt to come out
> the cooler parts of the day--dawn and dusk. Does this sound correct?
> Reggie Whitehead
> South Miami, FL