nelumbo nucifera

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A water plant that floats on top of the water, attached by a stem to roots under the mud below. The flower looks like a shower-head with nuts inside the holes. These nuts are a great food source when ripe. Flowers, seeds, young leaves, stem and roots can be eaten raw or cooked. The root is difficult to get to because it’s buried under the mud under the water. Because it’s a water plant, there is the possibility of parasites on the plant, so cooking is often recommended.
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Liu, "Chemical constituents from leaves of Nelumbo nucifera," China Journal of Chinese Materia Medica, vol.
Liu et al., "In vitro and in vivo evaluation of inhibition activity of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.) leaves against ultraviolet B-induced phototoxicity," Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol.
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The genome of sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.) was sequenced in 2013 [63].
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11 19 Nelumbo nucifera 12 16 Natural source Hit rate (%) Inhibitory activity at 50 [micro]g/ml Ligand displacement Benzbromarone (10 [micro]m) Not applicable 51.34 [+ or -] 4.09 Reynoutria japonica Houtt.
Nelumbo nucifera is the diagnostic species of both the association and the alliance.
The center clearly lacks the structure that goes on to form the distinctive circular seed pod in the Nelumbo nucifera. The leaves of the lotus usually protrude higher than the water level, compared to that of the water lily.
Pal, "Antibacterial efficiency of Nelumbo nucifera (nymphaeaceae) rhizomes extract," Indian Drugs, vol.
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