Botanical name: Nymphaea rubra Family: Nymphaeaceae (Waterlily family)
Synonyms: Nymphaea rosea, Leuconymphaea rubra, Nymphaea magnifica
Red Water Lily is a beautiful floating plant native to India. It is widely cultivated in other countries. Flowers are intensely red or rose-colored. Sepals are usually 4 and petals are many. Leaves are around, sharply toothed, downy on the underside. The lobes of the leaves diverge away from each other. Stigma has 10-20 rays. Red Water Lily is found virtually throughout India. Flowering: all year.
Identification credit: Dimple Bhati
The flower labeled Red Water Lily is ...