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15

Jan

One of world’s rarest plants stolen from London botanical gardensThe tiny water lily known as Nymphaea thermarum is critically endangered, and its value is cited as ‘priceless.’

One of world’s rarest plants stolen from London botanical gardens
The tiny water lily known as Nymphaea thermarum is critically endangered, and its value is cited as ‘priceless.’

11

Jan

The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.
See more of our favorite photos in the MNN Photo Blog.

The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

See more of our favorite photos in the MNN Photo Blog.

03

Apr

This is one of our favorite photos. How cool would it be to sit on a Victoria water lily?!

This is one of our favorite photos. How cool would it be to sit on a Victoria water lily?!

02

Dec

How cool is this?
A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden. The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

How cool is this?

A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden.
 
The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

24

Apr

This is one of our favorite photos. How amazing would it be to sit on a water lily?!

This is one of our favorite photos. How amazing would it be to sit on a water lily?!

02

Jan

Check out one of MNN’s favorite photos from 2011.

19

Nov

A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily on Aug. 19 inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden in Braunschweig, Germany. The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily on Aug. 19 inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden in Braunschweig, Germany.
 
The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

28

Aug

A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily on Aug. 19 inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden in Braunschweig, Germany. The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.
The past week in photos

A 2-year-old girl named Lilly sits on a Victoria water lily on Aug. 19 inside a tropical greenhouse at the Braunschweig University of Technology’s botanic garden in Braunschweig, Germany. The Victoria water lily, named for Queen Victoria of the England, is native to the Amazon river basin and can hold up to 70 pounds of weight.

The past week in photos