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White Lotus

White Lotus
Photo Information
Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-06-26
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon EOS 400D, SIGMA 18-125mm F3.8-5.6 DC OS, Marumi 67 mm UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-07-07 19:28
Viewed: 2313
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Picture taken at unnamed lakelet near Bartoszewo village.
The European White Waterlily, White Lotus, or Nenuphar (Nymphaea alba), is an aquatic flowering plant of the family Nymphaeaceae. It grows in water from 30-150 centimeters deep and likes large ponds and lakes. The leaves can be up to thirty centimeters in diameter and they take up a spread of 150 centimeters per plant. The flowers are white and they have many small stamens inside.
PL grzybień biały (nenufar, lilia wodna) w Polsce gatunek objęty ochroną prawną.

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Moreover the White Lotus is an endible plant. Its roots can be eaten and it is part of traditional recipe in Europe (as in France for instance). In Poland, it was used to process Nymphae Luteum roots (yellow waterlily) to make some bread...
Nice picture (even if there is a lack of light..)


nicely photographed with all perfection of this flower species. thanks for sharing.

Hi Olgierd, beautiful shot of this lotus. Outstanding job. Greetings from the USA, Bill

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