Sacred lotus
Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.

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EDDMapS Distribution

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Order: Nymphaeales
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Genus: Nelumbo


Category: Forbs/Herbs