Taxon: Nymphaea odorata Aiton

 
Genus: Nymphaea
  Subgenus: Nymphaea
    Section: Nymphaea
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 410492
Place of publication: Hort. kew. 2:227. 1789
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Aug-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Hidalgo, - Michoacan, - Federal District
    • Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas; Cuba; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua

  • Naturalized:

    • :
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Guyana

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