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Victoria amazonica - Amazon Water Lily

Victoria amazonica - Amazon Water Lily (Victoria amazonica - Amazon Water Lily)

Amazon Water Lily is an incredible water lily which grow to be gigantic in the deep tropics. Photo taken August 12, 2010.

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Would this be the one that a child can sit on and float? They can grow up to six foot in diameter can't they?

13 Aug, 2010


Then they can go really big Meanie and they are really beautiful.

13 Aug, 2010



They can grow to more than 12 feet/ 3.7 meters in diameter in the hot tropics because they don't die back in winter. Here they grow to 6 feet/ 2 meters in diameter...but they do die back in December.

Yes, a child and maybe a small adult can sit in a large one in the tropics.

13 Aug, 2010


right there, a smal thin adult can sit in a vitoria regia.... :)

18 Aug, 2010


: > )

19 Aug, 2010

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