Your daily dose of stunning.All photos courtesy of the awesomeness which is National Geographic.
Lotus Bloom, MarylandPhoto: Stephanie Lane
Looking like a lemon torte on a plate of petals, a lotus blooms in a Maryland garden pool. The chartreuse circle, three inches (eight centimeters) in diameter, is dotted with 23 seed holders and ringed by immature pollen sacs.
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