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Message From Editor-in-Chief Charles B. Thomas
Waterlily Truth or Consequences

 In This Issue

 Cover Story - 

Cover photo left, N. minuta, by James Knock, cover photo right, N. nouchali, by Barre Hellquist
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The Miniature Tropicals
Who are they?
Where do they come from?
How are they grown?
Where do they take us?

Introduction and Index to Articles



Nymphaea minuta

Ivan Nozaic Discovers It:
his personal account



The Australian
Nymphaea nouchali

Andre Leu Discusses It:
is it a unique species?


Carlos Magdalena Grows Both
and writes about status, cultivation,
and his method of sowing seeds

Walter Pagels is "Johnny Appleseed" of N. minuta
and explores the Nomenclature of N. nouchali

Dr. John Wiersema
on the Taxonomy and Nomenclature
of N. nouchali

Dr. Barre Hellquist's
Images of and Experience with N. nouchali

Nan Bailey
Knows and Grows N. nouchali

Diminutive Nymphaeas
and Their Place in the Hobby
by David Curtright

Carlos Magdalena's Magical Miniatures
Crosses of N. carpentariae with N. minuta 

First Generation Hybrids of Nymphaea minuta
by Rich Sacher
  From Around the World  


Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya Suffer as
Water Hyacinth Claims Another Victim
by John Dawes, United Kingdom




Jerusalem Water Gardens
The Jerusalem Botanical Gardens, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
by Dr. Michael Avishai

Profile - Michael Avishai



Paintings and Engravings by Jaewon "Babygeneral" Jung

Profile - Jaewon Jung



Award winning hardy waterlily hybridizer looks at
Hybrids of a Reciprocal Cross Example 3
by Pairat Songpanich

  United Kingdom - Scotland

Spirit Pervades the
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
during the Chinese Lantern Festival
by Pat Clifford, RBGE Senior Horticulturist
Instructions for Making Origami Lotus - 277K .pdf
  United States - Northwest

A Penchant for Papyrus
An in-depth look at the family
by Dave Brigante, Tualatin, Oregon

Journal Archive
Index to articles by subject

is published quarterly by Water Gardeners International

Editor-in-Chief - Charles B. Thomas
Publisher & Design Director - Kit Knotts

Contributors, Columnists & Correspondents 
    Jorge Monteverde
  Nannette Bailey
Noelene Pullen
Pam Wilson
Jeremy Prentice
Paul Noonan
Andre Leu
Ivan Noziac
    François van Avondt
    Bruno Rezende Silva - Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro
Felipe de Araújo Pinto Sobrinho
    Luzmila (Chiqui) Arroyo, Museo de Historia Natural Noel Kempff M.
Tonchi Ribero
  Dou Jian, Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen
Li Shu-juan, Xi'an Botanical Garden
    Andreas Protopapas
Barbara Davies  
    Dieter Bechthold 
Markus Germann
Werner Wallner
    Alvaro Hurtado
    KK Agrawal 
    Dr. Michael Avishai
    Alberto Grossi 
    Jaewon "Babygeneral" Jung
    Fernando Molina O.M.
  The Netherlands 
    André S.J. van Proosdij, Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  New Zealand
    Darin Brenner
    Carla Black
  South Africa 
    Pieter van der Walt 
Johan du Plessis
    Peter Kacalanos
Beth Krasna
    Primlarp Wasuwat Chukiatman
Pairat Songpanich  
Dr. Slearmlarp Wasuwat
    Kevin Kenny 
  United Kingdom
    Pat Clifford, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland
John Dawes, England 
Carlos Magdalena, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
Dan Leighton, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, England
Nick Veasey, England
  United States
    Dr. John Wiersema, Maryland
Dr. C. Barre Hellquist, Massachusetts
Northeast - Louis Belloisy, Connecticut
Northeast - Joyce Grigonis, New York
North Central - Joe Summers, Missouri
North Central - Charles Leach, Ohio
Northwest - Dave Brigante, Oregon
West - Pam Spindola, California
West - Joseph V. Tomocik, Colorado
West - Joe Mascarenas, Colorado
West - Walter Pagels
Southwest - Leo Martin, Arizona
South Central - Duane Eaton, Texas
South Central - Laura Adams, Texas
South Central - Don Pylant, Texas
Southeast - Craig Presnell
Southeast -
David Jones, Larry Schokman, David Blake, The Kampong, Florida
Southeast - Richard Moyroud, Florida
Southeast - Rich Sacher, Louisiana 
    Fernando Santos 

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