List of plants known as lotus

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Lotus identifies various plant taxa:

  • Nelumbo, a genus of aquatic plants with showy flowers
  • Certain species of Nymphaea (water lilies or Egyptian lotuses):
  • Lotus (genus) (including bird's-foot trefoils and deervetches), a terrestrial genus with small flowers
  • Saussurea (snow lotus), a herbaceous species from the Himalayan vicinity
  • Ziziphus lotus, a shrub species with edible fruit
  • Diospyros lotus (date-plum, Caucasian persimmon) a tree with edible fruit

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