African Plant Database

Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f.
Protologue : Fl. Ind. (N. L. Burman)1 120 (1768)
Information on the genus : Nymphaea
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nymphaea bernierana Planch.
=Nymphaea stellata Willd. (1799)
=Nymphaea emirnensis Planch. (1853)
=Nymphaea madagascariensis DC. (1821)
Taxon infra-specific
Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdc. (1989)
Nymphaea nouchali var. ovalifolia (Conard) Verdc. (1989)
Nymphaea nouchali var. petersiana (Klotzsch) Verdc. (1989)
Nymphaea nouchali var. zanzibariensis (Casp.) Verdc. (1989)
Nymphaea nouchali var. mutandaensis Verdc. (1989)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : ±Robust herb; rhizome tuberous,. held 5-30 cm above the water.
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Ecology : Mostly in water 30-90(-150) cm deep; pools, lake edges, seasonal ponds, swamps with Papyrus; drying mud; 0-2700 m alt.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Submerged Aquatic; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Africa, Asia,
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