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Beautiful purple  lotus flower that grows on a lotus leaf.Nympha <br />
Beautiful purple  lotus flower that grows on a lotus leaf<br />
 Indian lotus,Nelumbo nucifera,aquatic,background,beautiful,beauty,black,bloom,blooming,blossom,botanical,bud,close,colorful,dark,decoration,deep,design,elegance,exotic Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Beautiful shot! Are there insects in the center of the flower, or is that just part of the flower? I couldn’t quite tell from the pic. Posted one year ago
    1. Yes,there is some insects. Posted one year ago
      1. Cool! Posted one year ago
  2. Nice capture! Posted one year ago
  3. @Jlian, I think this is Nymphaea nouchali. Posted one month ago

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''Nelumbo nucifera'', known by a number of names including Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, or simply lotus, is a plant in the monotypic family Nelumbonaceae. The Linnaean binomial ''Nelumbo nucifera'' is the currently recognized name for this species, which has been classified under the former names, ''Nelumbium speciosum'' and ''Nymphaea nelumbo'', among others. Names other than ''Nelumbo nucifera'' are obsolete synonyms and should not be used in current works. This plant is an aquatic.. more

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Uploaded Mar 21, 2018. Captured Jul 31, 2016 08:57.
  • NIKON D750
  • f/9.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO100
  • 70mm