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Giant Waterlily

Giant Waterlily
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Copyright: Carl Santilli (santers1) Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 26] (114)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-06-18
Categories: Water Plants
Camera: Nikon D 80, AF-S VR Nikkor 70-300 f/4.5-5.6 IF-ED, Hoya 67mm Circular Polarizer
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-09-08 4:47
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[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Location: Kakadu, Yellow River.
These plants were an important food for Aborigines, who ate the roots, stems and fruit and seedheads raw, or the roots cooked. The dried seeds were also ground to a flour, made into a damper and baked in the leaves of the plant.

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