Water lilies can be referred to as perfect flowers. Not because they are picture perfect, but because they contain both male (stamen) and female (carpel) reproductive parts. Most Nymphaea begin with the female phase to collect pollen in the flower center, then during the male phase, the center is shielded, while the pollen covered anthers are displayed.
Common Name | Water Lily
Family Name | Nymphaeaceae
Native to | Cosmopolitan Distribution