The Crystal jelly (Aequorea victoria) is a jellyfish that is found off the west coast of North America. The species is best known as the source of two proteins involved in bioluminescence; aequorin and green fluorescent protein which lead to their discoverers winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. via /r/Awwducational http://bit.ly/1LZnxri

Standard

Queen Victoria’s Water Lily (Victoria amazonica) is the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies. The genus Victoria was named after Queen Victoria by botanist John Lindley. via /r/Awwducational http://bit.ly/1HCf5Ao

Standard