Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera

India and Macao, the red kind are Vietnamese national flowers

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  • Flower name
    Nelumbo nucifera
  • Scientific name
    Nelumbo nucifera
  • Alias蓮, Lotus, ロータス, レンコン, レンゲ, 蓮華
  • Place of originEgypt and India (edible)
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJuly, August
  • Language of flowerseloquence

What is Nelumbo nucifera

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.


  • Eye
    Proteales
  • Family
    Nelumbonaceae
  • Genus
    Nelumbo
  • Species
    N. nucifera
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    Round
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeHardy deciduous perennial aquatic plants
  • Flower colorsPink White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height10.0 ~ 25.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 25.0 cm

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