African Plant Database

Nymphaea nouchali var. zanzibariensis (Casp.) Verdc.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 10 (1989)
Information on the genus : Nymphaea
Basionym : Nymphaea zanzibariensis Casp.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nymphaea stellata var. zanzibariensis (Casp.) Hook. f.
 Nymphaea capensis var. zanzibariensis (Casp.) Conard
 Nymphaea zanzibariensis Casp. (1877)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nymphaea colorata Peter (1928)
=*Nymphaea capensis auct. Mendonca p.p. et adnot. mult., non Thunb. sensu stricto
=Nymphaea colorata var. parviflora Peter (1928)
=Nymphaea pandiflora Peter
=Nymphaea polychroma Peter (1928)
=Nymphaea purpurascens Peter (1928)
=Nymphaea zanzibariensis var. pallida Peter
=Nymphaea grandiflora Peter (1928)
=Nymphaea sphaerantha Peter (1928)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : ±Robust herb; rhizome tuberous, cone-like with small white pithy roots; held 5-30 cm above the water.
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Ecology : ponds on granite rocks, 0-900 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial, occ. annual-Herb, Hydrophyte, Epihydate- Ht depending on depth of water Alt: 10 - 1400 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
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