Taxon: Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f.

 
Genus: Nymphaea
  Subgenus: Brachyceras
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 402222
Place of publication: Fl. indica 120. 1768
Comments:
  • • non Nymphaea nouchali auct. nonn. (= N. pubescens Willd.)
  • • relationship to African N. caerulea & N. capensis needs further study
Name Verified on: 13-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Hubei, - Guangdong, - Yunnan, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan - Laghman
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Arunachal Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Goa, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Nagaland, - Orissa, - Rajasthan, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan - Sind; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; India - Andaman and Nicobar; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Northern Territory

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  • Dkhar, J. 2011. Analysis of genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationship in the genus Nymphaea using DNA profiling (Ph.D.) (North-Eastern Hill University) 27.
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  • Fu, D.-Z. & J. H. Wiersema 2001. Nymphaeaceae (F ChinaEng)
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  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
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  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Shetty, B. V. & V. Singh, eds. Flora of India. Series 2: Flora of Rajasthan. 1987- (F Rajasthan)
  • Singh, N. P. et al. Flora of Bihar: analysis. 2001 (F Bihar)
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  • Singh, N. P., eds. Flora of Jammu & Kashmir. 2002- (F Jammu Kashmir)
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Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.