14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Belem do Pará, Brazil
Camera: COOLPIX P520
Copyright: © Wendell Medeiros