Friday, April 1, 2011

Nymphea stellata......Floral Friday Meme#3

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The plant that bares this beautiful flower, Nymphea stellata  is confused by many with Nymphaea nouchali, the national flower of Sri Lanka. This is a common plant in most of lowland Sri Lanka, in rivers, tanks,paddy fields,and swamps.








7 comments:

  1. Gorgeous little lotus-type flower!

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  2. Looks like a beautiful crown! Lovely.

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  3. The flower is so beautiful.

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  4. Beautiful photo! :)
    Yeah there is a big mix up about the two species, and I remember there was a very long article about it in one of the issues of Widusara last month or month before.
    There I found some pics I took lately and made a post. =D

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  5. Hi friends, Thanks for all the kind words!:)

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