Tue, June 28, 2011
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"Space lotus" bloom in wetland park

2011-06-28 03:03:37 GMT2011-06-28 11:03:37(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on June 25, 2011, shows a "space lotus" flowerin a wetland park in Dazu County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.(Xinhua/Luo Guojia)

Visitors watch the "space lotus" in a wetland park in Dazu County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, June 25, 2011. (Xinhua/Luo Guojia)

Photo taken on June 25, 2011, shows a "space lotus" flower in a wetland park in Dazu County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.(Xinhua/Luo Guojia)

A visitor takes photos of the "space lotus" in a wetland park in Dazu County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, June 25, 2011.(Xinhua/Luo Guojia)

Photo taken on June 25, 2011, shows a "space lotus" flower in a wetland park in Dazu County, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.(Xinhua/Luo Guojia)

The "space lotus" were cultivated from the lotus seeds carried back by a recoverable satellite. The lotus plants of various breeds are in full bloom recently, attracting numerous visitors.

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