Nymphea

Nimphea or water lily  is a beautiful aquatic flower that can be found everywhere in the world. It has large leaves and the color can be yellow, white or pink. The seeds, leaves and flowers can all be eaten.  

 

The seeds of the yellow water lily have high content of glucose.

 

Before consuming the lilies it’s  important to identify the specie because there are different onesthat are poisonous. 

 

Seen at: Yandina, QLD, Australia.

For your safety, please approach any kind of foraging activity just with professional experts!