Flower NameNelumbo nucifera
Formal NameNelumbo nucifera
Alias蓮, Lotus, 蓮華
HabitatEgypt and India (edible)
MorphHardy deciduous perennial aquatic plants
Lotus, scientific name:Nelumbo nucifera, is a hardy deciduous perennial aquatic plantsvof the department Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo genus native to India,. Grown in paddy fields of the world's tropical and temperate zone, etc. Leaves and water repellency, water play. Blooms light pink or white flowers in the summer. You will have close Buddhist ties. Lotus roots renkon (Lotus root), berries, both edible Lotus seeds and said. Lotus OGA Lotus that 2000 years ago, but this is blossomed, and unearth the truth in Chiba in 1951 by Dr. Ichiro OGA. Nymphaea (water lily) is similar to the Lotus Flower. Difference is Department of Nelumbo nucifera Lotus and water lily is a plant of the lily family. Flowers bloom is a blooming Lotus stand up out of the water, the water lily flowers bloom, except those of the tropical part of on the surface of the water. Lotus include honeycomb catch (fruitlets) in the center of the flower is waterlily in cuttack. Leaves are up with Lotus, water lily comes onto the surface of the water. Fruits and roots (rhizomes) that Lotus all herbivorous spatula is to the water lilies do not eat. Flower with Lotus Flower name, there is a chyuukinren (land springing Golden Lotus), is another perennial (musaceae).
Common name: Lotus, scientific name:Nelumbo nucifera,Nationa Flower:Ind,Macau,origin: India, distribution: world of tropical and temperate environments: mud, ponds, paddy fields, plant height: 100-150 cm, leaf color: round, green, leaf, leaf size: 30-50 cm, flower colors: peach, white, flowering period: July-August, flower diameter: 10-25 cm, subterranean stem weight: 1 Kg, rhizomes colors: white, Rhizome season November--next year March.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flower arraySolitary Inflorescence
Leaf edgeEntire Fringe
Flowering placerice field
Height10 ~ 25 [cm]
Diameter10 ~ 25