Nymphaea elegans

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Nymphaea elegans
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Order: Nymphaeales
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Genus: Nymphaea
Species:
N. elegans
Binomial name
Nymphaea elegans
Hook., 1851[1]
Synonyms
  • Castalia elegans (Hook.) Greene 1888[2]
  • Leuconymphaea elegans (Hook.) Kuntze 1891[3]
  • Nymphaea mexicana A.Gray 1852[4]

Nymphaea elegans, the tropical royalblue waterlily,[5] is a species of aquatic plants in the family Nymphaeaceae. It is found in Louisiana, Florida and Texas, in the United States, in Oaxaca in Mexico and in Antioquia in Colombia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hooker, W.J. 1851. Bot. Mag. 77: t. 4604.
  2. ^ Greene, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 85. 1888.
  3. ^ Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 11. 1891.
  4. ^ A.Gray, Pl. Wright. 1: 7. 1852, nom. illeg., non Zucc. (1832).
  5. ^ "Nymphaea elegans". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  • CONABIO. 2009. Catálogo taxonómico de especies de México. 1. In Capital Nat. México. CONABIO, Mexico City.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Man. Vasc. Pl. Texas i–xv, 1–1881. The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1981. Aquatic Wetland Pl. S.E. U.S. Dicot. 1–944. Univ. Georgia Press, Athens.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., R. D. C. Ortiz, R. Callejas Posada & M. Merello. (eds.) 2011. Fl. Antioquia: Cat. 2: 9–939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Long, R. W. & O. K. Lakela. 1971. Fl. Trop. Florida i–xvii, 1–962. University of Miami Press, Coral Cables.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & C. B. Hellquist. 1993. Nymphaeaceae. 62 pp.
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide Vasc. Pl. Florida i–x, 1–806. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

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