Genus: Nuphar Sm.

Family: Nymphaeaceae
Common names: cow-lily, yellow pond-lily
Genus number: 8319
Last updated: 19-Jun-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Nymphozanthus Rich., nom. rej.\; a proposal to alter gender to neuter was rejected\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Beal, E. O. 1956. Taxonomic revision of the genus Nuphar Sm. of North America and Europe. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 72:317-346.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2000. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 49. (Taxon) 49:267.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Moseley, M. F. 1965. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. III. The floral anatomy of Nuphar. (Phytomorphology) 15:54-84.
  • Moseley, M. F. 1971. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. VI. Development of the flower of Nuphar. (Phytomorphology) 21:253-283.
  • Paclt, J. 1998. (1334) Proposal to amend the gender of Nuphar, nom. cons. (Nymphaeaceae), to neuter. (Taxon) 47:167-169.
  • Padgett, D. J. 2007. A monograph of Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae). (Rhodora) 109:1-95.
  • Padgett, D. J. et al. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships in Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae): evidence from morphology, chloroplast DNA, and nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 86:1316-1324.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Subdivisions of Nuphar Sm.:



  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Nuphar
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 24 June 2019.