Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Amazing "Amazon waterlily Victoria"

Amazon – an area in the Amazon Basin in South America. That there is growing giant Amazon waterlily Victoria (Latin: Victoria amazonica) or Victoria Regia (Victoria regia – royal Victoria) – the largest water lily in the world. The diameter of its leaf can reach 2 meters, while it can withstand a weight of up to several tens of kilograms. Due to these achievements, Victoria Regia was entered in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest flowering plant on earth.

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