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Sacred Lotus

Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.

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Nelumbo nucifera (Sacred Lotus) is a species of perennial herb in the family Nelumbonaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Common Eastern Bumblebee.

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EOL has data for 27 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sacred lotus. View this species on GBIF