African Plant Database

Nymphaea capensis Thunb. var. capensis
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. (1794) 
Information on the genus : Nymphaea
Basionym : Nymphaea capensis Thunb.
Status for SA : autonym unused (present), is synonym of : Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdc.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nymphaea capensis Thunb. (1794)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nymphaea caerulea Savigny (1802)
=Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdc. (1989)
=Nymphaea calliantha Conard (1904)
=Nymphaea capensis var. alba K.C. Landon (1984)
=Nymphaea mildbraedii Gilg (1908)
=Nymphaea nelsonii Burtt Davy
=Nymphaea spectabilis Gilg (1908)
=*Nymphaea stellata auct.
=Nymphaea calliantha var. tenuis Conard
=Nymphaea engleri Gilg (1908)
=Nymphaea magnifica Gilg (1908)
=Nymphaea muschleriana Gilg (1908)
=Nymphaea scutifolia (Salisb.) DC.
=Castalia scutifolia Salisb. (1806)
=Nymphaea nubica Lehm. (1853)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 177

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 234 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 116 (1985).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Nymphaeaceae: 3-11 (1989)
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Record n°18269 modified 2009-09-24
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