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Nelumbo - My Wife [Official Video]
Nelumbo - My Wife [Official Video]
::2014/05/21::
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Nelumbo - Helios
Nelumbo - Helios
::2013/11/07::
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Nelumbo movie Trailer
Nelumbo movie Trailer
::2014/01/16::
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Lotus fertilizing, water garden lotus, Nelumbo, Pond lotus flowers.
Lotus fertilizing, water garden lotus, Nelumbo, Pond lotus flowers.
::2010/10/03::
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Soul Capsule - Lady Science (Nelumbo Video Edit)
Soul Capsule - Lady Science (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2013/06/29::
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Water Lilies vs Lotus Water Garden Plants, Nymphaea vs Nelumbo
Water Lilies vs Lotus Water Garden Plants, Nymphaea vs Nelumbo
::2009/09/10::
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Nelumbo  - CALLING  Music Video @Doonerr
Nelumbo - CALLING Music Video @Doonerr
::2013/12/19::
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Lotus seeds India  [Nelumbo nucifera] [Supplier & Exporter] Seeds, Oil & Extract
Lotus seeds India [Nelumbo nucifera] [Supplier & Exporter] Seeds, Oil & Extract
::2014/01/23::
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Nelumbo´s Dance (Original Mix)
Nelumbo´s Dance (Original Mix)
::2013/12/10::
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Laura introduces Lotus Elite Red : Nelumbo nucifera - growing lotus
Laura introduces Lotus Elite Red : Nelumbo nucifera - growing lotus
::2010/07/08::
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Beautiful video about fashion and contemporary design. Green luxury: NELUMBO
Beautiful video about fashion and contemporary design. Green luxury: NELUMBO
::2014/03/31::
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Lotus, Water Garden Lotuses, Pond Lotus, Garden, Nelumbo
Lotus, Water Garden Lotuses, Pond Lotus, Garden, Nelumbo
::2011/01/27::
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Nelumbo (Sacred Rose)(Heart) -Nadis Warriors
Nelumbo (Sacred Rose)(Heart) -Nadis Warriors
::2011/01/30::
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K.U.M.A. - Bass Juke (Nelumbo Video Edit)
K.U.M.A. - Bass Juke (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2012/11/01::
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Herbal Medicine - Nelumbo nucifera - Natural Remedy for Cardiac ailments
Herbal Medicine - Nelumbo nucifera - Natural Remedy for Cardiac ailments
::2011/09/30::
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Spotkanie autorskie Easy Grace (Instiutute Nelumbo), książka "Ja czyli kto?"
Spotkanie autorskie Easy Grace (Instiutute Nelumbo), książka "Ja czyli kto?"
::2014/03/23::
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Fruit and unripe seed pod of lotus or Nelumbo nucifera
Fruit and unripe seed pod of lotus or Nelumbo nucifera
::2012/12/19::
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Flores Funebres - Nelumbo Nucifera
Flores Funebres - Nelumbo Nucifera
::2014/07/10::
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Nelumbo nucifera Sacred Lotus
Nelumbo nucifera Sacred Lotus
::2013/07/01::
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Nelumbo lutea
Nelumbo lutea
::2013/03/14::
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Taiwan [荷花就是蓮花]Nelumbo nucifera.蓮子.蓮蓬...注意不是[睡蓮]Nymphaea...
Taiwan [荷花就是蓮花]Nelumbo nucifera.蓮子.蓮蓬...注意不是[睡蓮]Nymphaea...
::2013/05/29::
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Nelumbo Windowbox Planter Griffith Creek Designs
Nelumbo Windowbox Planter Griffith Creek Designs
::2012/07/09::
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FLOR DE LOTO: Nelumbo nucifera (http://www.riomoros.com)
FLOR DE LOTO: Nelumbo nucifera (http://www.riomoros.com)
::2013/07/15::
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科学映像館 Plants of Kochi(Nelumbo nucifera ハス)
科学映像館 Plants of Kochi(Nelumbo nucifera ハス)
::2007/02/08::
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American lotus (Nelumbo lutea)
American lotus (Nelumbo lutea)
::2010/05/10::
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Lotus Plant - Nelumbo nucifera - Shower Heads - Asiatic Lotus HD 01
Lotus Plant - Nelumbo nucifera - Shower Heads - Asiatic Lotus HD 01
::2014/04/17::
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Species Sunday How to keep a Lotus Plant. Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo nucifera
Species Sunday How to keep a Lotus Plant. Nelumbonaceae Nelumbo nucifera
::2011/06/12::
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Speed Paint - Nelumbo nucifera
Speed Paint - Nelumbo nucifera
::2014/05/17::
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Smasher Award Pitch: Samudra Neelam Bhuyan (Nelumbo)
Smasher Award Pitch: Samudra Neelam Bhuyan (Nelumbo)
::2012/07/06::
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Water resistant leaves of Lotus or Nelumbo nucifera
Water resistant leaves of Lotus or Nelumbo nucifera
::2012/12/19::
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Nelumbo - Lotus
Nelumbo - Lotus
::2014/08/07::
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lotus root/Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn/Lotosfrucht slicer/ slicing machine/chipper
lotus root/Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn/Lotosfrucht slicer/ slicing machine/chipper
::2012/02/20::
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Prix du Bois 2010 -Nelumbo
Prix du Bois 2010 -Nelumbo
::2012/09/25::
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Bud of Lotus flower (Nelumbo nucifera)
Bud of Lotus flower (Nelumbo nucifera)
::2012/12/19::
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The benefits of eating Lotus Root aka Nelumbo nucifera
The benefits of eating Lotus Root aka Nelumbo nucifera
::2014/01/26::
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Atelier Nelumbo Villefranche sur Mer
Atelier Nelumbo Villefranche sur Mer
::2014/07/30::
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Bambounou - Highgyptian (Nelumbo Video Edit)
Bambounou - Highgyptian (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2012/06/18::
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Girl Unit - Cake Boss (Nelumbo Video Edit)
Girl Unit - Cake Boss (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2012/05/26::
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Nelumbo Nucifera in container of 5 gallon
Nelumbo Nucifera in container of 5 gallon
::2014/06/27::
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How to Make Nelumbo Nucifera Tea : Tea Time
How to Make Nelumbo Nucifera Tea : Tea Time
::2012/11/26::
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Chaos In The CBD - Trunk Music (Nelumbo Video Edit)
Chaos In The CBD - Trunk Music (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2013/03/23::
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Nelumbo Hanging Basket Planter Griffith Creek Designs
Nelumbo Hanging Basket Planter Griffith Creek Designs
::2012/07/09::
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Nelumbo nucifera: Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, or simply lotus flower
Nelumbo nucifera: Indian lotus, sacred lotus, bean of India, or simply lotus flower
::2013/11/13::
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TOYC - Levy (Nelumbo Video Edit)
TOYC - Levy (Nelumbo Video Edit)
::2012/12/30::
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Nelumbo Nucifera Flower (Pink)
Nelumbo Nucifera Flower (Pink)
::2012/07/09::
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Nelumbo Ryu Jujitsu
Nelumbo Ryu Jujitsu
::2009/12/21::
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Nelumbo Yoga
Nelumbo Yoga
::2014/08/14::
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Nelumbo nucifera or Indian lotus - Nelumbonaceae
Nelumbo nucifera or Indian lotus - Nelumbonaceae
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La culture du lotus sacré (nelumbo nucifera)
La culture du lotus sacré (nelumbo nucifera)
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Beautiful Lotus or Nelumbo nucifera pink color flower
Beautiful Lotus or Nelumbo nucifera pink color flower
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Nelumbo
Nelumno nucifera open flower - botanic garden adelaide2.jpg
N. nucifera (sacred lotus)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Proteales
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Genus: Nelumbo
Adans.
Species

Nelumbo is a genus of aquatic plants with large, showy flowers. Members are commonly called lotus, though "lotus" is a name also applied various other plants and plant groups, including the unrelated genus Lotus. Members resemble those in the family Nymphaeaceae (water lilies), but Nelumbo is not closely related to Nymphaeaceae. "Nelumbo" is derived from the Sinhalese word Nelum. There are only two known living species in the genus. The sacred lotus (N. nucifera) is native to Asia, and is the better known of the two. It is commonly cultivated, and also used in Chinese medicine and cooking. This species is the national flower of India and Vietnam. The American lotus (N. lutea) is native to North America and the Caribbean. Horticultural hybrids have been produced between these two geographically separated species. A third, extinct species, N. aureavallis, is known from Eocene fossils from North Dakota, United States.

Species[edit]

N. lutea (American lotus)
Nelumbo 'Mrs. Perry D. Slocum'- Dried seed pod
Lotus in lake, showing leaves, buds, flowers, seed heads

Classification[edit]

There is residual disagreement over which family the genus should be placed in. Traditional classification systems recognized Nelumbo as part of the Nymphaeaceae (water lily) family, but traditional taxonomists were likely misled by evolutionary convergences associated with an evolutionary shift from a terrestrial to an aquatic lifestyle. In the older classification systems it was recognized under the biological order Nymphaeales or Nelumbonales. Nelumbo is currently recognized as its own family, Nelumbonaceae, one of several distinctive families in the eudicot order Proteales. Its closest living relatives, the (Proteaceae and Platanaceae), are shrubs or trees.

The leaves of Nelumbo can be distinguished from those of genera in the Nymphaeaceae as they are peltate, that is they have fully circular leaves. Nymphaea, on the other hand, has a single characteristic notch from the edge in to the center of the lily pad. The seedpod of Nelumbo is very distinctive.

APG[edit]

Foliage of N. nucifera- An example of the lotus effect after rain.

The APG II system of 2003, recognizes Nelumbonaceae as a distinct family and places it in the order Proteales, in the eudicot clade.

Earlier classification systems[edit]

The Cronquist system of 1981 recognizes the family but places it in the water lily order Nymphaeales. The Dahlgren system of 1985 and Thorne system (1992) both recognize the family and place it in its own order, Nelumbonales.

Characteristics[edit]

Superhydrophobicity[edit]

The leaves of nelumbo are highly water repellent (superhydrophobic). They have given the name to what is called the lotus effect.

Thermoregulation[edit]

N. nucifera regulates its temperature in order to benefit insects that are needed for it to reproduce. When the plant flowers, it heats its blossoms to above 30 °C (86 °F) for as long as four days even when the air is as cool as 10 °C (50 °F). The heat releases an aroma that attracts certain insects, which fly into the flower to feed on nectar and pollen. According to Roger Seymour and Paul Schultze-Motel of Australia’s University of Adelaide, the heat also rewards insects with a stable environment that enhances their ability to eat, mate, and prepare for flight.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hickey, Leo (1977). Stratigraphy and Paleobotany of the Golden Valley Formation (Early Tertiary) of Western North Dakota. Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America. pp. 110 & Plate 5. ISBN 0-8137-1150-9. 
  2. ^ "Heat of Lotus Attracts Insects And Scientists". New York Times. 1996-10-01. 

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