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Nymphaea
(waterlily)

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Nymphaea (waterlily)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Nymphaea
  • Preferred Common Name
  • waterlily
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); close view of flower. April 2006.
TitleFlower
CaptionNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); close view of flower. April 2006.
Copyright©Réginald Hulhoven (Meneerke bloem), Veltem-Beisem near Louvain, Belgium/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); close view of flower. April 2006.
FlowerNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); close view of flower. April 2006.©Réginald Hulhoven (Meneerke bloem), Veltem-Beisem near Louvain, Belgium/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with flower. April 2006.
TitleHabit
CaptionNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with flower. April 2006.
Copyright©Réginald Hulhoven (Meneerke bloem), Veltem-Beisem near Louvain, Belgium/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with flower. April 2006.
HabitNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with flower. April 2006.©Réginald Hulhoven (Meneerke bloem), Veltem-Beisem near Louvain, Belgium/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with partially open flowers. Cultivated specimen. Switzerland. July 2007.
TitleHabit
CaptionNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with partially open flowers. Cultivated specimen. Switzerland. July 2007.
Copyright©Rl - Eget verk-2007/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Nymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with partially open flowers. Cultivated specimen. Switzerland. July 2007.
HabitNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus); habit, with partially open flowers. Cultivated specimen. Switzerland. July 2007.©Rl - Eget verk-2007/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Nymphaea

Preferred Common Name

  • waterlily

International Common Names

  • French: nénuphar

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Seerose

EPPO code

  • NYMSS (Nymphaea sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Nymphaeales
  •                         Family: Nymphaeaceae
  •                             Genus: Nymphaea