Victoria cruziana A. D. Orb.
Place of publication: Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. sér. 2, 13:57.
For complete taxonomic data: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?41593
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Native to South America (Argentina and Paraguay),
V. cruziana is characterized by bright green pads with
tall rims, the exteriors of which are green sometimes suffused
with red. Buds are somewhat pointed with no thorns on the medium
pink sepals. The flowers are creamy white the first night with
pointed petals becoming light pink the second night.
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