Which of the following is the name of genus of the national flower of India?
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Which of the following is the name of genus of the national flower of India?

A

Nelumbo

B

Nuphar

C

Nymphaea

D

Najas

Answer

  • The national flower of India is lotus. The scientific name of lotus is 'Nelumbo Nucifera Gaertn'. Here, Nelumbo represents genus.
  • Nuphar and Nymphaea are genera that represent water lilies. 
  • Najas is a genus of aquatic plants comprising water-nymphs. 
  • So, the correct option is 'Nelumbo'.

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