Lotus: Nelumbo Nucipera Gaertn - Land & the people

Q.  Nelumbo Nucipera Gaertn is scientific name for
- Published on 06 Aug 15

a. Banyan Tree (National Tree of India)
b. Mango (National Fruit of India)
c. Lotus (National Flower of India)
d. Dolphin (National Aquatic Animal of India)

ANSWER: Lotus (National Flower of India)
Banyan Tree – Ficus benghalensis; Mango – Mangifera indica; Peacock – Pavo cristatus; Tiger – Panthera tigris; Dolphin – Platanista Gangetica (also called Ganges dolphin, Ganges Susu, Blind river dolphin, South Asian river dolphin - found in India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal).

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