It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting…
These giant lily pads are back in town
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Victoria cruziana's paradise 🐊🍃 Jakare yrupê or water lily is a tropical species of flowering plant, of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies native to South America, primarily Argentina and Paraguay, very large leaves can reach their fullest, up to 2 m wide with a thick rim up to 20 cm high.A 25 cm diameter flower blooms for two days, arising from the underwater bud, as a white flower that turns to a deep pink on the second and final day of its bloom;is a thermogenetic or heat-producing plant. Is currently in danger of extinction, it is up to us not to allow that to happen 🌸🍃 #paraguay #conozcalugarespy #maravillas_paraguay #discoverparaguay #victoriacruziana #amoparaguay #riosalado #dsdpy #nature_perfection #green #paradise #southamerica #sky #river #yrupe #waterplants #plants #waterlily #landscape #maravillasdelmundo #nature #강 #자연 #insta_paraguay
Who: One for nature lovers.
What: After a ten year or so hiatus, the victoria cruziana has reappeared in the Salado River. These lily pads were declared endangered with one of the causes being tourists fishing them out of the water. They grow up to a diameter of more than five meters and bloom for only 48 hours at a time. For a chance to see them up close, the town of Piquete Cue has started offering boat rides up the river.