Nelúmbo Nucifera - The Lotus Flower


Advertisement
Italy's flag
Europe » Italy » Sicily » Palermo
July 7th 2021
Published: July 11th 2021
Edit Blog Post

The blooms of the Nelúmbo Nucifera, the famous Lotus flower are spectacular with scented pink and white flowers measuring at least 20 centimetres.

The long leaves are totally water-repellent thanks to a thin waxy outer layer. The Lotus flower is a sacred plant in Hindu and Buddhist culture, where it is a symbol of purity.

In the aquarium there was also an interesting species of South African succulent plant, Aloe saponaria, which today is used to treat psoriasis.

THEMES
■The Lotus Flower
■Aloe
■Water Lilies

REFERENCES
APP:
■coopculture.it
The Botanical Garden of Palermo



Additional photos below
Photos: 4, Displayed: 4


Advertisement



Tot: 0.063s; Tpl: 0.009s; cc: 11; qc: 26; dbt: 0.0377s; 1; m:domysql w:travelblog (10.17.0.13); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.1mb