Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of a solitary Nymphaea caerulea water lily with green out of focus lily pad in background. Nymphaea caerulea is one of the common water lilies found in Asia and also known as the blue water lily or sacred blue lily even though the actual color ranges from blue through purple and pink. A beautifully vibrant colored aquatic plant seen often in tropical countries. This water lily or Lotus flower has just begun to bloom hence the vividly colored petals of this elegant flowering plant. In Asia plant parts are used as an edible herb for its valuable medicinal uses.