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Amazon Water-Lily

Definition of the noun Amazon Water-Lily

What does Amazon Water-Lily mean as a name of something?

Amazon water-lily is the vernacular name of the Victoria amazonica, a species of Victoria.

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Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1897)

A Dictionary of Cultivated Plants, Etc by Thomas William Saunders

Nymphasa (White Water-Lily, Egyptian Lotus, Hardy Red Water- Lily, Australian Water-Lily, Zanzibar Water-Lily, Tuberous-rooted Water- Lily, Amazon Water-Lily, Florida Water-Lily, American Sweet - scented v Water-Lily, Chinese Water-Lily.

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

Amazon Water-Lily, an aquatic plant of the order Nyntphtzaceie, a native of Guiana and of the tributaries of the Amazon. It has orbicular peltate leaves about seven feet in diameter, and " magnificent flowers almost in proportion." — (GRAY. ) ...

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1899)

by William Harrison De Puy

VICTORIA REGIA, the famous Amazon water-lily, with peltate floating leaves three feet or more in diameter, and huge flowers. VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, Toronto, Canada. This institution, which was founded in the interest See NILE, Vol. of the ...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the Latest Edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica (1900)

by Day Otis Kellogg

VICTORIA REGIA, the famous Amazon water-lily, with peltate floating leaves three feet or more in diameter, and huge flowers. VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, Toronto, Canada. This institution, which was founded in the interest VIENNA 3045 of the ...

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