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Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 7 (1989)
Information on the genus : Nymphaea
Basionym : Nymphaea caerulea Savigny
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nymphaea caerulea Savigny (1802)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nymphaea calliantha Conard (1904)
=Nymphaea capensis var. alba K.C. Landon (1984)
=Nymphaea capensis Thunb. var. capensis (1794)
=Nymphaea capensis Thunb. (1794)
=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)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial, occ. annual-Herb, Hydrophyte, Epihydate- Ht depending on depth of water Alt: 10 - 1650 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 1: t.29 (1921).
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