With the arrival of midsummer, the annual "Lotus Appreciation Moon" of the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden in Yunnan arrived as scheduled. In addition to watching many Wanglian, water lily, and lotus, here you can also see the wonderful scene of the Dai girl "driving a leaf of Wanglian as a light boat".

  According to reports, Wang Lian has the largest leaf in aquatic plants in the world, with a diameter of more than 2 meters, and has a huge buoyancy. It can withstand a maximum of 60 to 70 kilograms of objects without sinking; the back of the leaf has a thick leaf vein, which constitutes The mesh skeleton will not be easily broken as long as the force is even.

  At present, the structural principle of the weight bearing of Wang Lian has been applied to urban architecture, such as many modern airport halls, palaces, and factory buildings. (Correspondent Zhang Jiaojiao Yi Yanhan)

Editor in charge: [Li Yuxin]