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PlantFiles Pictures: Sacred Water Lily, Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

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JJsgarden
Northern Piedmont, NC
(Zone 7b)

July 29, 2004
12:33 PM

Post #974211

Sacred Water Lily, Lotus
Nelumbo nucifera

Fertile seeds are plump and hard.

http://davesgarden.com/pf/go/911/

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Monocromatico
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil
(Zone 11)


July 29, 2004
6:06 PM

Post #974777

My sister found one of those when she went to South Africa. She had no idea of what it was, and to be honest, I only figured out it was a Lotus´ fruit only recently. Still, I have it decorating the desk in my bedroom.

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