In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Only the local fishermen know their way through the maze of tall reeds to the oases of lotuses and water lilies concealed within.
- Choose round containers for lotuses so future runners don't get jammed in square corners.
- If your pond is at least three feet deep, you can experiment with wild rice, water lotus, and water lily.
- With a larger pond, you can have lilies or tiger lotus, maybe some taro or umbrella palm that will help shade the pond surface.
- Apart from using the water, they can also be home to water plants such as lilies and lotuses.
- Red lotuses floated on the surface of the water.
- In early summer, the new lotuses bud and come out of the water, so the green water is dotted with white and pink flowers.
- You see Thais offering white lotuses, waving incense and kneeling in quiet prayer at the various temples to the Enlightened One.
- The starving men ate the fruit, but Ulysses quickly understood that the lotus fruit destroyed men's memories.
- All water lilies and lotuses studied have aerenchyma.
- Wild rice could have been found in the deeper waters of the backwater sloughs along with white water lily, American lotus, arrowleaf, duckweeds, and pondweed.
- In one popular depiction, he sits on a lotus flower between the Hindu gods Brahm and Indra and creates a vast number of lotuses all with himself seated in their centers.
- If tourists visit the garden in summer, they will be astonished by the pleasing green and red of thickly dotted lotuses.
- Ganesh offers her one of his enchanted lotus flowers so that she might visit Buddha in the sky.
- Many serious photographers were already in attendance to catch lotuses in full morning light.
- The music is inspired by the Ancient Greek myth of island dwellers whose diet of fruit from the lotus tree makes them forget their past troubles.
- The stout tubers of the waterlily and the lotus are edible when properly prepared, and have been an important starch crop both in Asia and North America.
- The Asian sacred lotus represents the highest branch on the botanical family tree that shows heat generation.
- The pond is full of lotuses, with their red, blue, green, white and yellow flowers emitting rays of light of the same colors.
- Dotted across the ponds lotus flowers and water lilies are coming into bloom.
- The flower of summer was the lotus, autumn the chrysanthemum, winter the plum blossom, and spring the peony.
- A male bee enticed by the fragrance of the lotus flew into it.
- The water level is low, and red lotuses float on its surface.
- Many indigenous fish species in the lake, such as catfish, locally known as keting, melem and belida disappeared when people started taking the lotuses from the lake.
- Two Swords are crossed in inner and outer conflict today but the flowering lotus, a symbol of love, in the middle of the two swords brings peace and compromise.
- The lotus flower symbolises the complete purification of the defilements of the body, speech and mind, and the full blossoming of wholesome deeds in blissful liberation.
- We would play around the fountains, and if we had money to hire a boat from the boating club, go boating in the ponds navigating carefully through a crowd of lotuses and lilies.
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