Genus: Nymphaea L.

Family: Nymphaeaceae
Common names: water-lily
Genus number: 8329
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 12 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)\; all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Borsch, T. et al. 2007. Phylogeny of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae): evidence from substitutions and microstructural changes in the chloroplast trnT‐trnF region. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 168:639-671.
  • Conard, H. S. 1905. The waterlilies: a monograph of the genus Nymphaea. Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 4:1-279.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Meeuse, B. J. D. & E. L. Schneider 1980. Nymphaea revisited: a preliminary communication. Israel J. Bot. 28:65-79.
  • Moseley, M. F. 1961. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. II. The flowers of Nymphaea. Bot. Gaz. 122:233-259.
  • Wiersema, J. H. 1988. Reproductive biology of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75:795-804.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Nymphaea
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 21 May 2019.