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Unknow species of Lotus spotted in the Kodai Hasu No Sato (ancient Lotuses Park) in Gyoda, Saitama, Japan.


If you look closely at the top-right petals you can see one has a heart shaped mark (bruise) on it!

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Gary Walton
Gary Walton 4 years ago

Just checked the genus Nelumbo (lotus) and there are only two species. One in North America (Nelumbo lutea) and one that occurs from Egypt to India, China, Japan, and Australia. This one is Nelumbo nucifera.

Gary Walton
Gary Walton 4 years ago

Nice! But have no idea as to species.

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行田市, 埼玉県, Japan

Spotted on Jul 2, 2019
Submitted on Sep 22, 2019

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