Amazon Lowlands - Nina Zitani
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Victoria Waterlily Habitat

Typical natural habitat of the famous Queen Victoria waterlily, the largest waterlily species on Earth. It prefers slow-moving black water. Waterlily pads in the foreground, month of March, Pacaya Samiria Reserve, Peru (plant: family Nymphaeaceae, "Victoria amazonica").

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