Flower Database

Nelumbo nucifera

Basic information
Flower Name
Nelumbo nucifera
Formal Name
Nelumbo nucifera
Alias
蓮, Lotus, 蓮華
Habitat
Egypt and India (edible)
Morph
Hardy deciduous perennial aquatic plants
Comment
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.
Detailed information
Order
Proteales
Family
Nelumbonaceae
Genus
Nelumbo
Species
N. nucifera
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
polypetalo
Leaf type
Round/Circle
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
rice field
Color
Pink, White
Season
Jul Aug
Height
10  ~ 25  [cm]
Diameter
10  ~ 25