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THE BLUE WATERLILY - Nymphaea nouchall.

Magriet Meintjes

TOLWE, South Africa

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THE BLUE WATERLILY – Nymphaea nouchall
CAPTURED LOCATION;
Groenland Safari’s/lodge, Tolwe, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Camera Nikon D50
Lens; Sigma 70-300mmDG

Tubers exposed on mudflats eaten by hippos, monkeys; collected in the shallows by local people, cooked as a vegetable.
Flowers visited by beatles, flies and bees.
Fruit eaten by Purple Gallinule.
Used in traditional medicine to treat coughs, colds and as love charms. Commonly cultivated in garden ponds.

Robust aquatic. In rivers, lakes and pools, South Africa, Tropical Africa to Egypt. Tuberous rhizome.

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