Water-lily sentence example

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  • There are two varieties of this water-lily, one with white flowers, the other with blue.
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  • The open-air water-lily tank in the Royal gardens, Kew, is one of the latest and most up-to-date in construction.
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  • Thus, the Lent lily is Narcissus Pseudonarcissus; the African lily is Agapanthus umbellatus; the Belladonna lily is Amaryllis Belladonna (q.v.); the Jacobaea lily is Sprekelia formosissima; the Mariposa lily is Calochortus; the lily of the Incas is Alstroemeria pelegrina; St Bernard's lily is Anthericum Liliago; St Bruno's lily is Anthericum (or Paradisia) Liliastrum; the water lily is Nymphaea alba; the Arum lily is Richardia africana; and there are many others.
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  • Brassenia peltata, a water-lily found in the warmer regions almost throughout the world, except in Europe, occurs abundantly in north Germany, but not in Great Britain.
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  • Frogbit, fringed water lily and amphibious bistort are all attractive floating plants.
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  • The image of the Sacred Lotus - in fact a water lily - is shown in many of the scenes depicted in the tombs.
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  • Under the general head of water-lily are included the lotus of Egypt, Nymphaea Lotus, and the sacred lotus of India and China, Nelumbium speciosum, formerly a native of the Nile, as shown by Egyptian sculptures and other evidence, but no longer found in that river.
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  • In some plants the nucellus is not thus absorbed, but itself becomes a seat of deposit of reserve-food constituting the perisperm which may coexist with endosperm, as in the water-lily order, or may alone form a food-reserve for the embryo, as in Canna.
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  • Taking first this most northerly locality, in Grinnell Land, we find the flora to comprise 2 horsetails, i i Conifers (including the living Pinus Abies), 2 grasses, a sedge, 2 poplars, a willow, 2 birches, 2 hazels, an elm, a Viburnum, a water-lily, and a lime.
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  • Its scientific, botanical name is dracaena sanderiana, and it is a type of water lily native to the equatorial and tropical regions of Africa.
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  • He is heralded for his landscape painting, including the popular Water Lily Pond.
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  • The whiite water lily (Nymphaea Alba) is found in many parts of England and throughout Europe to Siberia.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Froebeli - An improved form of the Swedish Water-Lily raised at Zurich, and of deeper color and stronger growth.
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  • Carolina to Florida, and known as the Rice-field Water-Lily.
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  • Nymphaea Alba Tuberosa - The vigorous Water-Lily of the United States, thriving in deep water, lifting its flowers high out of the water, and spreading rapidly by long tuberous offsets.
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  • The most familiar Nuphar is the common Yellow Water-Lily (N. lutea), which inhabits many of our lakes and slow-running rivers.
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  • N. advena is the N American ally of our yellow Water-Lily, and resembling it, but larger and with leaves which stand erect out of the water, and is a much finer plant.
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  • Make a simple water lily as an embellishment for a card by following the slideshow Free Online Flower Origami Instructions.
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  • The favourite food of the American beaver is the water-lily (Nuphar luteum), which bears a resemblance to a cabbage-stalk, and grows at the bottom of lakes and rivers.
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  • In leaves which float upon the surface of the water, as those of the water-lily stomata.
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  • The Mount Vernon beds, which occur about the middle of the series, have as yet yielded only a small number of species, though these include the most interesting early Angiosperms. Among them are recorded a Casuarina, a leaf of Sagittaria (which however, as observed by Zeiller, may belong to Smilax), two species of poplar-like leaves with remarkably cordate bases, Menispermites (possibly a water-lily) and Celastrophyllum (perhaps allied to Celastrus).
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  • An extinct water-lily, Euryale limburgensis, belongs to a monotypic genus now confined to Assam and China; an extinct sedge, Dulichium vespiforme, belongs to a genus only living in America, though the only living species once flourished also in Denmark; an extinct species of water-aloe (Stratiotes elegans) makes a third genus, represented only by a single living species, which was evidently better represented in Pliocene times.
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  • Yellow Water-Lily (Nuphar) - Bold water plants nearly allied to the Water-Lily, but not so handsome.
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