Brahma kamal / Lotus ( Saussure obvallata ) is a species of flowering plant native to the Himalayas and Uttarakhand India .it is found at an altitude of around 4500 m. it is the state flower of Uttarakhand . The flowers are hermaphrodite ( have both male and female organs ) and are pollinated by Insects .in Hindu drawings the white flowers which Brahma is holding in one of his four hands is Brahma Kamal . Brahma Kamal is a medicinal herb .It has a bitter taste. The entire plant is used .
It is also used to cure uro-genital disorders .

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