Flora: Amorphophallus Titanium

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Left Column: Upon close study of the engineers and the planet’s flora and fauna, I have come to an enlightened conclusion. That their power and success has not been retarded by being so beholden to history and entrenched custom. A more detailed appraisal yields the conclusion that as simple, primitive systems have a beauty and indeed power in their simplicity and an honesty that I with any previously, progressions view of the development and aesthetics have through overly subjective and too human eyes. There is a strength born of adversity and harsh environments, the vitality of violent existence. Center: Amorphophallus titanium Non-existence to existence to darkness again. Breathe the sweet putrescence of experience Fig A (mature) Fig B (mature) Right column: It also occurs to me to investigate the possibility that the seemingly divergent shift from previously monolithic and simple forms of classic Engineer architecture to the post-industrial aesthetic especially apparent in their interplanetary vehicles and spacesuits are actually the result of a congruent return to even older and natural forms. Possibly the result of both an aesthetic epiphany and the technological means to achieve it. Culminating in a relatively sudden shift combining anthropomorphism, zoomorphism, and phylotomorphic traits. Not to mention the vascularity inherent in mechanically or technologically based branching systems and architectural structures, so that an all-encompassing type of ‘bio-mechanical’ view emerged.

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'Corpse lillies' – but of course they'd have 'em! About the first thing I asked on the first day was that while I totally get the aesthetic of the city referencing great civilisations/ancient cultures (and obviously goes hand in hand with the Engineers looking like classical statues), I wanted to know why/how the shift happened to the Giger/biomechanical look. I never did get an answer so I invented one for my backstory/inserted it into my/David's scientific notes, here as it applies to flora and fauna studies. From the right hand side: "It also occurs to me to investigate the possibility that the seemingly divergent shift from previously monolithic and simple forms of classic Engineer architecture to the post-industrial aesthetic especially apparent in their interplanetary vehicles and spacesuits are actually the result of a congruent return to even older and natural forms. Possibly the result of both an aesthetic epiphany and the technological means to achieve it. Culminating in a relatively sudden shift combining anthropomorphism, zoomorphism, and phylotomorphic traits. Not to mention the vascularity inherent in mechanically or technologically based branching systems and architectural structures, so that an all-encompassing type of 'bio-mechanical' view emerged."

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Etymology

Amorphophallus titanum, in Latin | Ancient Greek = άμορφος +  φαλλός

amorphos = without form, misshapen + phallos = phallus + titanum = titan/giant (1)


Amorphophallus titanum

Also known as the titan arum is a flowering plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence(spike) in the world.(3)

Due to its odour, like the smell of a rotting corpse or carcass, it’s characterized as a carrion flower and is also known as the corpse flower or corpse plant.


Kingdom Plantae

plantae
By Rkitko – cobbled together by User:Rkitko from images available on Wikimedia Commons., CC BY-SA 4.0,

Taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Phylum Tracheophyta

tracheophytes.JPGGreen plants with a vascular system that contains tracheids or tracheary elements (as vessel elements or fibres) and including the subdivisions Psilopsida, Sphenopsida, Lycopsida, and Pteropsida.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Class Liliopsida

Seed plants that produce an embryo with a single cotyledon and parallel-veined leaves: includes grasses and lilies and palms and orchids; divided into four subclasses or superorders: Alismatidae; Arecidae; Commelinidae; and Liliidae.

Order Arales

Alismatales
By Christian Fischer, CC BY-SA 3.0,

monocotyledonous woody or herbaceous plants that are usually sympodial with cyclic flowers on a spadix — see Araceae, Lemnaceae.


 

 

 

 

 

 


Family Araceae

Araceae
© 2009 Jee & Rani Nature Photography

The family of plants (order Arales) chiefly of tropical distribution distinguished by having the flowers on a fleshy spadix subtended by a leafy spathe.(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Genus Amorphophallus

Amorphophallus
By Credits: US Botanic Garden

The genus of tropical East Indian aroids having a mottled flowering spathe in advance of the large compound leaf and often attaining a height of several feet — see krubi. 2 plural – es: a plant of the genus Amorphophallus.(1)

 

 

 

 


Easter Eggs

Lyrics

The Essence Of Putrescence by GORGASM
album: “Bleeding Profusely” (2001)
Here she lies dead, yet crawling with life
Rotting entombed and deformed by decay
Taking her from death putrid grasp
Now her remains return home with me

I reconstruct her corpse to fuck

Wax replacing skin that’s rotted
Fasten bones with screws and wire
Vaginal tube inserted
I’m consumed with sick…
DESIRES!

Breathing in her rancid scent
Intoxicated as I mount her
Cunt and ass joined from the thrusting
Her remains crushed while I’m fucking

Embalmed with cum I spew my climax deep inside her
Festering lust turning to nymphomania
NECROSEXUAL!(4)


References

  1. Walter, K.S. & Gillett, H.J. [eds] (1998) 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Center. IUCN – The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
  2. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (August 2003)
    http://www.rbgkew.org.uk/titan/index.html
  3. Attenborough, D. (1995) The Private Life of Plants. BBC Books, London.
  4. The Essence Of Putrescence by GORGASM, album: “Bleeding Profusely” (2001) http://www.darklyrics.com/lyrics/gorgasm/bleedingprofusely.html

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