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Taxon: Nymphaea potamophila Wiersema

Genus: Nymphaea
Subgenus: Hydrocallis
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 415621
Place of publication: Sida 10:195. 1984
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Dec-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Dec-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Guyana, Venezuela [Bolivar, Amazonas, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Pará]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Guainía (possibly)]


  1. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  2. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  3. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  4. Wiersema, J. H. 1984. A new species of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae) from the Amazon basin (Sida) 10:195-198.
  5. Wiersema, J. H. 1987. A monograph of Nymphaea subgenus Hydrocallis (Nymphaeaceae) Syst. Bot. Monogr. 16:68-71.
  6. Wiersema, J. H. 2003. Nymphaeaceae (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Nymphaea potamophila Wiersema :

  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=415621. Accessed 19 April 2019.