Nymphaeaceae

Nymphaea L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 21 November 2023
  1. Nymphaea nouchali Burm.f., Fl. Ind. (1768) 120; Merr., PJS 19 (1921) 350; EPFP 2 (1923) 140. = Nymphaea stellata Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1153; ≡ Castalia stellata (Willd.) Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 49. Distribution: Afghanistan, Andaman Isls, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Isls, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. LUZON: Bulacan, Laguna, NCR, MINDANAO. Notes: Widespread in the Philippines. In shallow lakes, locally very abundant. Native.
  2. Nymphaea pubescens Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1154. Distribution: Andaman Isls, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malay Peninsula, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Isls, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam. LUZON: Laguna, PALAWAN. Notes: LaFrankie (pers. comm.) points out that Merrill and others used the name Nymphaea stellata Willd. for this species. In shallow water along lake margin. Much less common than the preceding species. Native.

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