Sunday, July 4, 2010

සුදු නෙලුම්[Sudu Nelum](Nelumbo nucifera)

Aquatic indigenous herb of ponds and tanks of dry zone. Often cultivated in other areas. Flowering throughout the year but mainly during February to August. Flowers use as temple offering and rhizomes are edible and use also in medicine. Color of the flower varies from white to purplish pink.

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