Cambodia: Lotus fruits and seeds

Lotus fruits and seeds on sale in rural Cambodia

Lotus fruits and seeds

Lotus fruits and seeds
Considered a sacred flower by the Hindus and Buddhists, the lotus plays a significant role in Cambodian life. The lotus farms are a familiar scene in rural Cambodia

Cambodia is the only country in the world where the lotus is farmed commercially. The lotus flower, its fruit, and seeds are used in a variety of products. The fibers extracted from the stems of the lotus flower are used in textiles. The lotus seeds are used in balms and moisturizers.

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