Taxon: Nymphaea alba L.

 
Genus: Nymphaea
  Subgenus: Nymphaea
    Section: Nymphaea
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 25429
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:510. 1753
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2016
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Russian Federation - Krasnodar, - Stavropol
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Chelyabinsk
    • Western Asia: Iran; Iraq; Israel; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Jammu and Kashmir
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - Astrakhan, - Bashkortostan, - Belgorod, - Bryansk, - Chuvashia, - Ivanovo, - Kaliningrad, - Kaluga, - Karelia, - Kursk, - Leningrad, - Lipetsk, - Mordvinia, - Moscow, - Nizhniy Novgorod, - Novgorod, - Orel, - Orenburg, - Penza, - Pskov, - Rostov, - Ryazan, - Samara, - Saratov, - Smolensk, - Tambov, - Tatarstan, - Tula, - Tver, - Ulyanovsk, - Vladimir, - Volgograd, - Voronezh; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult. in temperate regions

References:

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