Victoria amazonica

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Shantanu Bhattacharya

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Aug 26, 2010, 3:58:47 PM8/26/10
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Hi
taken these snaps of Victoria amazonica (the largest water lily) found in the shallow waters of the Amazon basin.
Pic taken at Indian Botanic Garden. Kolkata.
A pond heron sitting on the huge floating leaf in the 3rd pic.
 
regards
Shantanu : )
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Pankaj Kumar

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Aug 26, 2010, 4:03:41 PM8/26/10
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I have never been able to see this plant in leaves during my CNH
visits. There is a picture of this plant somewhere in CNH or BSD where
a baby girl is sitting on the floating leaves. I love this plant.
Thanks for sharing.
Pankaj

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tanay bose

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Aug 26, 2010, 9:18:35 PM8/26/10
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Thanks for sharing the pictures Shantanu Da
tanay

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 26, 2010, 10:17:47 PM8/26/10
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Shantanu ji
A real treat to our eyes. Thanks for showing this great plant.

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Shantanu

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Aug 27, 2010, 12:26:10 PM8/27/10
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Thanks a lot Tanay, Gurcharan ji and Pankaj ji...for your nice
comments.

Regards
Shantanu : )

On Aug 27, 7:17 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Shantanu ji
> A real treat to our eyes. Thanks for showing this great plant.
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> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired  Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
> Res: 932 Anand Kunj, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018.
> Phone: 011-25518297  Mob: 9810359089http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/
>
>
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> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 6:48 AM, tanay bose <tanaybos...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks for sharing the pictures Shantanu Da
> > tanay
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