Victoria amazonica

by Mohd Helmi Daud, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Of the seeds that I received in July 2003, only one seedling survived. It grew so fast that I had to move it to my grandparents' pond at Taiping where it bloomed beautifully.

I disagree about the fragrance. It doesn't smell like pineapple to me but of 'salak', or snake fruit -

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