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Descriptor English: Nelumbo
Descriptor Spanish: Nelumbo
Descriptor Portuguese: Nelumbo
Descriptor French: Nelumbo
Entry term(s): American Lotus
Indian Lotus
Lotus, American
Lotus, Indian
Lotus, Sacred
Nelumbo lutea
Nelumbo nucifera
Sacred Lotus
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.774.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D031653
Scope note: A plant genus of the family NELUMBONACEAE. The common name lotus is also used for other plants such as the WATER-LILY, which they resemble, and the unrelated genus Lotus (LOTUS). Nelumbo produce the edible lotus nuts.
Annotation: lotus seeds or lotus nuts: coordinate NELUMBO with SEEDS or NUTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36982
Unique ID: D031653
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2018/07/13
Nelumbo - Preferred
Concept UI M0398567
Scope note A plant genus of the family NELUMBONACEAE. The common name lotus is also used for other plants such as the WATER-LILY, which they resemble, and the unrelated genus Lotus (LOTUS). Nelumbo produce the edible lotus nuts.
Preferred term Nelumbo
Nelumbo lutea - Narrower
Concept UI M000609477
Preferred term Nelumbo lutea
Entry term(s) American Lotus
Lotus, American
Nelumbo nucifera - Narrower
Concept UI M000609277
Preferred term Nelumbo nucifera
Entry term(s) Indian Lotus
Lotus, Indian
Lotus, Sacred
Sacred Lotus



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