Taxon: Nymphaea alba L.

 
Genus: Nymphaea
Subgenus: Nymphaea
Section: Nymphaea
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 25429
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:510. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2016
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran (n.), Iraq, Israel (extinct), Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation [Krasnodar, Stavropol]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Chelyabinsk]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Jammu and Kashmir]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN 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
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult. in temperate regions)

References:

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?25429. Accessed 21 April 2018.