Daily Archives: December 15, 2011

Victoria amazonica /Amazon Lily Pad/Vitória Régia

The Giant Amazon Water Lily was discovered growing in the River Amazon in 1801, and first grown in Europe in the mid 19th Century. Known as the “Giant Water-Platter,” the structure of its exceptionally strong leaves inspired Sir Joseph Paxton … Continue reading

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