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Taxon: Nelumbo caspica Eichw.

Synonym of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.

Genus: Nelumbo
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Nomen number: 25109
Place of publication: Pl. nov. 2. 1831
Link to protologue:
Comment: possibly based on "Nelumbium speciosum var. caspicum" DC. (1821)
Name Verified on: 01-Jun-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Borsch, T. & W. Barthlott. 1996. Classification and distribution of the genus Nelumbo Adans. (Nelumbonaceae). Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen 68:443. Note: = Nelumbo nucifera subsp. nucifera
  2. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.

Check other web resources for Nelumbo caspica Eichw. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nelumbo caspica cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=25109. Accessed 7 April 2020.