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Taxon: Nelumbo lutea Willd.

 
Genus: Nelumbo
Family: Nelumbonaceae
Nomen number: 320239
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2(2):1259. 1799 "Nelumbium luteum"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Jun-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • American lotus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • water chinquapin  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • yellow lotus  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • amerikanische Lotosblume  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota (s.), Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Nelumbonaceae&GenusID=Nelumbo&SpeciesID=lutea), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Jalisco, Nayarit, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Honduras


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Borsch, T. & W. Barthlott 1996. Classification and distribution of the genus Nelumbo Adans. (Nelumbonaceae) Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen 68:443.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. (Aquat SE US)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Lot, A. et al. 1999. Catálogo de angiospermas acuáticas de México Cuad. Inst. Biol. 33:93.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Wiersema, J. H. & J. L. Reveal 1991. (1002-1003) Proposals to reject two 1788 Thomas Walter names of American waterlilies (Nymphaeaceae) (Taxon) 40:512.

Check other web resources for Nelumbo lutea Willd. :

  • 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
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nelumbo lutea 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=320239. Accessed 19 November 2018.