Definition of Nelumbo

1. Noun. Sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses.




Definition of Nelumbo

1. n. A genus of great water lilies. The North American species is Nelumbo lutea, the Asiatic is the sacred lotus, N. speciosa.

Definition of Nelumbo

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Nelumbo'' of aquatic plants with large, showy flowers resembling water lilies. ¹

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Definition of Nelumbo

1. an aquatic herb [n -BOS]

Medical Definition of Nelumbo

1. A genus of great water lilies. The North American species is Nelumbo lutea, the Asiatic is the sacred lotus, N. Speciosa. Alternative forms: Nelumbium. Origin: Ceylonese word. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Nelumbo

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"[Ceylon name for N. nelumbo.] A genus of 2 or 3 species, one North American, ... Type species: Nymphaea nelumbo L. Flowers pale yellow ; plant native. • 1. ..."

2. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von ( Mueller (1884)
"The nelumbo requires deep water with a muddy bottom. The large white or rosy flowers are very fragrant. The seeds retain their vitality for several years. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"luteum: nelumbo lutea. ... roseum: nelumbo nucifera rosea. nelumbo. The proper form of the name; see above. NEMESIA. ..."

4. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Nelumbium nelumbo is a perennial, aquatic herb with large, rounded leaves and large, attractive, pink, red, or white flowers, which stand out of the water. ..."

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