Lotus may refer to:


*Lotus (plant), various botanical taxa commonly known as lotus **''Lotus'' (genus), a genus of terrestrial plants in the family Fabaceae **Lotus flower, a symbolically important aquatic Asian plant also known as Indian or sacred lotus * Lotus tree, a plant in Greek and Roman mythology


*Lotus, California, an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, United States *Lotus, Indiana, an unincorporated community in Union County, Indiana, United States *Lotus, Florida, a former village in Brevard County, Florida, United States *Lotus, Kentucky, an unincorporated community in Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States


*Lotus Cars, a British motor vehicle manufacturer **Lotus F1 Team, a British Formula One team that started competing in the 2012 season **Team Lotus, a British Formula One racing team that competed between 1954 and 1994 **Pacific Team Lotus, the successor team that resulted from a merger with Pacific and competed in Formula One in 1995 **Lotus GP, a French GP2 and GP3 racing team sponsored by Lotus Cars *Team Lotus (2010–11), a Malaysian Formula One racing team that began racing in 2010 as Lotus Racing and became the Caterham F1 Team at the end of the 2011 season *Lotus, a brand of watches, part of the Festina Group *Lotus Foods, an organic rice company *Lotus Bakeries, a Belgian bakery founded in 1932 *Lotus Software, a personal computer software company, best known for: ** Lotus Notes, collaborative software, personal information manager and e-mail client now known as IBM Notes ** Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet application *Lotus Supercenter, an Asian supermarket chain owned by the Charoen Pokphand Group *Tesco Lotus, a hypermarket chain in Thailand, formerly owned by Lotus Supercenter


*Sacred lotus in religious art * Lotus, one of the Ashtamangala (Eight Auspicious Symbols) *Lotus Sutra, an influential Mahayana sutra

Media and entertainment


*Lotus (guitar), an instrument manufacturer *Lotus (American band), a 2000s instrumental rock band *Lotus (Hong Kong band), a 1960s pop band


*''Lotus'' (Christina Aguilera album) (2012), by Christina Aguilera *''Lotus'' (Elisa album) (2003), by Elisa *''Lotus'' (Santana album) (1974), by Santana *''Lotus'' (2009), by Haywyre


*"Lotus" (Arashi song), by Arashi *"Lotus" (Dir En Grey song), a song by Dir En Grey *"Lotus" (R.E.M. song), by R.E.M. *"Lotus", a song from Cage The Elephant's debut album *”Lotus”, a song by Lil Uzi Vert on the album ''Lil Uzi Vert vs. the World 2 '' *"Lotus", a song by Minus the Bear on ''Planet of Ice'' *"Lotus", a song by Susumu Hirasawa on the 1995 album ''Sim City''

Other media

*''Lotus'' (series), a videogame series based on Lotus cars *Lotus (board game), a strategy game *Lotus, the codename of a character in the 2009 video game ''Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors''


*''Lotus'' (motor vessel), a houseboat yacht *S.S. ''Lotus'', a French steamship involved in the ''Lotus case'' criminal trial *S.S.S. ''Lotus'', an American sailing vessel

Other uses

*Law of the unconscious statistician (LOTUS), a statistics theorem used to calculate the expected value of a function

See also

*Lotus-eaters, a Greek mythological people *Lotus position, a posture used in yoga, meditation & Zen Buddhism *Lotus Temple, Baha'i House of Worship in Delhi, India *''The Blue Lotus'', a Tintin book by Hergé * Lotos (disambiguation) * {{disambiguation|geo|plants