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Reaching Himalayas Base Camp
The people of the mountains
Autumn's majesty
Endemic plant on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Roof window in the conservatory at Longwood Gardens
Munnar
Up Ahead
THE LAKE
Hunter
Rambutan intensified
Burst
The blossoming of Victoria Regia
Ants working at twilight.
Looking back at Breckenridge from Mohawk Lakes
farmer
Crooked Path
Senecia on Mount Kilimanjaro
Nostalgia
Blues 3
Longevity
Exploring by the Chagrin River
American brands
Lyons Ferry Bridge in rural Washington State
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The blossoming of Victoria Regia

The blossoming of Victoria Regia (Victoria amazonica), in honor of the Queen of England; Usually the shape of the plant is rounded but this was in a curious heart shape. It was photographed at the Emilio Goeldi Museum, in Belém do Pará, Brazil.

TAGS: Amazon, Brazil, Flower, Nature, Plant

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Santarem, Brazil
Member since 2016
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© Wendell Medeiros.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Total Views: 35
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON
Camera Model: COOLPIX P520
Focal Length: 17.8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f4.1
ISO: ISO80
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PHOTO LOCATION Belem do Pará, Brazil