royal water lily


noun
  1. a water lily, Victoria amazonica (or V. regia), of the Amazon River and British Guiana, having floating leaves from 3 to 6 feet (0.9 to 1.8 meters) wide, the upturned margins from 2 to 4 inches (5 to 10 centimeters) high, and dull crimson flowers.

Origin of royal water lily

1
First recorded in 1865–70

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How to use royal water lily in a sentence

  • Do not forget in your collection to include the royal water lily.

    Garden Ornaments | Mary H. Northend