genus Nelumbo

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Noun1.genus Nelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotusesgenus Nelumbo - sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
American lotus, Nelumbo lutea, water chinquapin, yanquapin - water lily of eastern North America having pale yellow blossoms and edible globular nutlike seeds
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Barthlott, "Classification and distribution of the genus Nelumbo Adans (Nelumbonaceae)," Betrage zur Biologie der Pflanzen, vol.