Nelumbo nucifera

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#807 They called me Nelumbo nucifera, also known as Nelumbium rheedii, and Nelumbo komarovii. I pay homage to the male botanists Rheed (I couldn’t find his records), and Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov. They first catalogued me in 1788.

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