This beautiful flower has great mythological and medicinal importance. This flower medium to large in size grows in small ponds and lakes. Leaves are round and large.
Flower and the fruits (right and Left) in this picture. Scientific name – Nelumbo nucifera.I used to think Water lilly flower as lotus but after seeing this flower on a way to photograph birds near a lake we found this enroute. Lotus is really beautiful as described.
Small pond containing many lotuses and large leaves.
Bud of flower.