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East Lake Lotus Museum

Source: hubei.gov.cn

Yi Mingxuan in the East Lake Lotus Museum (photo by Peng Nian)

Wuhan East Lake Lotus Museum was previously East Lake Lotus Garden in Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province. As the only lotus museum in China, it also houses China lotus research center.

It is a national variety resources garden boasting lotus flowers of widest variety and best quality in China, and the flowers here are preserved in a most scientific way.

Yi Mingxuan, vice director of the museum, said that: “the museum opened in 2011, but the collections were accumulated through more than three decades. At present, there are more than 700 kinds of lotus flowers in the museum.”

(hubei.gov.cn by Mao Huifang)