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Nymphaea Lotus
Lotus Lo"tus, n. [L. lotus, Gr. ?. Cf. Lote.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies, anciently in Egypt, and to this day in Asia; Nelumbium luteum, the American lotus; and Nymph[ae]a Lotus and N. c[ae]rulea, the respectively white-flowered and blue-flowered lotus of modern Egypt, which, with Nelumbium speciosum, are figured on its ancient monuments. (b) The lotus of the lotuseaters, probably a tree found in Northern Africa, Sicily, Portugal, and Spain (Zizyphus Lotus), the fruit of which is mildly sweet. It was fabled by the ancients to make strangers who ate of it forget their native country, or lose all desire to return to it. (c) The lote, or nettle tree. See Lote. (d) A genus (Lotus) of leguminous plants much resembling clover. [Written also lotos.] European lotus, a small tree (Diospyros Lotus) of Southern Europe and Asia; also, its rather large bluish black berry, which is called also the date plum.

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- Nymphaea lotus, the white Egyptian lotus, tiger lotus, white lotus, or Egyptian water-lily, is a flowering plant of the family Nymphaeaceae. It grows in...
- & Zucc. Nymphaea leibergii (Morong) Rydb. Nymphaea lingulata Wiersema Nymphaea loriana Wiersema, ****q. & Borsch Nymphaea lotus L. Nymphaea lukei S.W...
- Nymphaea nouchali, often known by its synonym Nymphaea stellata, or by common names blue lotus, star lotus, red water lily, dwarf aquarium lily, blue water...
- Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea, is a water lily in the genus Nymphaea, a botanical variety of Nymphaea nouchali. It is an aquatic plant of freshwater...
- yellow lotus Certain species of Nymphaea (water lilies or Egyptian lotuses): Nymphaea caerulea, also known as blue lotus Nymphaea lotus, white lotus or sacred...
- White lotus can refer to: White waterlily, an aquatic flowering plant Nymphaea alba, of Europe and North Africa Nymphaea lotus, of East Africa and Southeast...
- and Hindu art Nymphaea caerulea, the "blue lotus" in Ancient Egyptian religion Utpala in Buddhist art Nymphaea lotus, the "white lotus" in Ancient Egyptian...
- Look up blue lotus in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Blue lotus may refer to: Nymphaea caerulea, a water lily in the genus Nymphaea that was known to...
- known as lotus, or: The flower of Nymphaea caerulea, the blue lotus (or Nymphaea lotus, the white lotus) Sacred lotus in religious art, a lotus flower as...
- Nymphaea lotus var. thermalis is a variety of Nymphaea lotus native to Romania. Nymphaea lotus var. thermalis is a water lily which blooms at night – its...