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Taxon: Nymphaea elegans Hook.

 
Genus: Nymphaea
Subgenus: Brachyceras
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 25434
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. 77: t. 4604. 1851
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • blue water-lily  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.), Louisiana (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa (w.), Sonora (s.w.), Tamaulipas (e.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Guerrero (s.w.), Jalisco (w.), Morelos, Nayarit (w.), Oaxaca (s.), Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas


References:

  1. Bonilla-Barbosa, J. R. 2001. Nymphaeaceae (F Guerrero) 13:9-10.
  2. Conard, H. S. 1905. The waterlilies: a monograph of the genus Nymphaea Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 4:131-134.
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Aquatic and wetland plants of southwestern United States, 2 vol. 1975 (Aquat SW US)
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  7. Lot, A. et al. 1999. Catálogo de angiospermas acuáticas de México Cuad. Inst. Biol. 33:97.
  8. Lot, A. et al. 1986. Angiospermas acuáticas mexicanas 1 (L Mex) 5:54.
  9. Schneider, E. L. 1982. The floral biology of Nymphaea elegans (Nymphaeaceae) in Texas Aquatic Bot. 12:197-200.
  10. Wiersema, J. H. 1997. Nymphaea (F NAmer)
  11. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)

Check other web resources for Nymphaea elegans Hook. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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?id=25434. Accessed 12 December 2018.