Victoria amazonica ---- Tanay Bose

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tanay bose

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17-Jul-2010, 10:16:10 am17/07/10
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Victoria amazonica (Poepp.) J.C. Sowerby
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Location:
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Botanical Garden (formerly Indian Botanical Gardens, Sibpur)
Date: June 2006

Tanay

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Tanay Bose
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mani nair

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17-Jul-2010, 10:55:24 am17/07/10
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Tanay ji,  is it the same flower, the leaf of which can hold a baby?

Regards,

Mani.

R. Vijayasankar

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17-Jul-2010, 11:02:35 am17/07/10
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Yes Mani ji, it will hold a baby, but not a 'child' like Tanay! hahahaha

With regards

Vijayasankar


tanay bose

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17-Jul-2010, 11:04:43 am17/07/10
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It will hold a baby !! Right you are !!
If it's cant hold a child like me neither it will be able to hold
an old man like Dr.Raman.


Tanay
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Gurcharan Singh

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21-Jul-2010, 3:06:48 am21/07/10
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Tanay, see how much members on the group love you!!


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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.
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mani nair

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21-Jul-2010, 3:16:26 am21/07/10
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Yes, he is a cute baby in our group.  Everybody loves him.

Regards,

Mani.
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Selvalakshmi Selvaraj

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21-Jul-2010, 4:46:23 am21/07/10
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Tany ji.... really you are lucky to see this plant



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Selvalakshmi S.
Doctoral Scholar,
Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

Tabish

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21-Jul-2010, 4:59:45 am21/07/10
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You can see a picture of the leaves with a baby sitting on it here:
http://www.explore-kew-gardens.net/engMarch/textMM/waterlilyN.htm
- Tabish

Dinesh Valke

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21-Jul-2010, 5:04:35 am21/07/10
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... oh !!! that is very simply amazing ... never ever imagined this kind of leaf with such huge size !!!
Many thanks dear Tabish for showing it.

Regards.

Gurcharan Singh

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21-Jul-2010, 8:24:52 am21/07/10
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Yes Dinesh ji
The photograph is a real treat to the eyes. Thanks Tabish ji for the link.


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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: 9810359089
http://people.du.ac.in/~singhg45/ 

mani nair

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21-Jul-2010, 8:29:39 am21/07/10
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The photograph is superb.  Thanks Tabish ji for sharing.

Regards,

Mani.

tanay bose

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21-Jul-2010, 9:01:52 am21/07/10
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Dear All,
What ever there is in the photo is nice and lovely for anyone will be more faciniated to see this plant with their own eyes !!!
They are simply gorgeous and the size is magnificent !!

Regards
tanay

mani nair

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21-Jul-2010, 9:39:45 am21/07/10
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In India where this plant is found ?

Mani.

mani nair

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21-Jul-2010, 9:40:29 am21/07/10
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Sorry, it is from India only.

Mani.

tanay bose

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21-Jul-2010, 9:44:23 am21/07/10
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Dear Mani Ji,
Victoria amazonica (Syn: Victoria regia) is not native to India rather its native to Brazil.
As the name suggest it grown in Amazon River hence called the Amazon Water Lily
you can find it in any botanic garden but I don't think you will get it as wild out here India.

Regards
Tanay

Bhatt Sweta

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22-Jul-2010, 8:57:08 am22/07/10
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Had seen this years back in TBGRI!!!

On 7/21/10, mani nair <mani....@gmail.com> wrote:
Thanks Tanay ji for the info.

Regards,

Mani.
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