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Victoria amazonica (Giant water lily)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Order: Nymphaeales > Family: Nymphaeaceae

Victoria amazonica (Giant water lily) in Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden, Pamplemousses, Mauritius. Photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

Native to Brazil and the Guianas. Recorded as being cultivated in southern Africa.

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