Stock photo: Victoria Regia or Victoria Amazonica
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Plant typical of the Amazon region, native to the shallow waters of the Amazon River basin, a large aquatic herb, leaves floating, very large, 4 to 8 feet in diameter. Flower 10 to 15 inches in diameter, somewhat pear-shaped in bud, fragrant. Extreme buoyancy of its large succulent foliage, supporting several pounds of weight. Named after Queen Victoria. Photo taken at the Emilio Goeldi museum, in Belem, Para, Brazil.
on Jul 2, 2008
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