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  lotus seed heads (calyxes)

 

Thailand

The seeds of a lotus flower sit in a large cup-like calyx (seed head) and are suitable for consumption (fig.).

 

The calyx of a lotus flower is called fak bua in Thai which is the same word as for a shower head, which shape it resembles.

 

  lotus seed heads (calyxes) (calyxes)