Taxon: Nymphaea capensis Thunb.

 
Genus: Nymphaea
Subgenus: Brachyceras
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 415615
Place of publication: Prodr. pl. cap. 92. 1800
Link to protologue:
Comment: relationship to Asian N. nouchali needs further study
Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Jul-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Western Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (possibly), Mauritius (possibly)


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized



    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (e.)

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]


References:

  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  6. La-ongsri, W. et al. 2009. A synopsis of Thai Nymphaeaceae Nordic J. Bot. 27:104.
  7. Mauve, A. A. 1967. Water-lilies in South Africa Fauna & Fl. (Pretoria) 18:31-35.
  8. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  9. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  11. Wiersema, J. H. 1997. Nymphaea (F NAmer)

Check other web resources for Nymphaea capensis Thunb. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?415615. Accessed 22 April 2018.