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Genus: Nuphar Sm.

Family: Nymphaeaceae
Common name: cow-lily, yellow pond-lily
Genus number: 8319
Last updated: 21-Jan-2014
  • conserved (nom. cons.) against the homotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Nymphozanthus Rich., nom. rej.
  • proposal to alter gender to neuter was rejected
  • all 8 accepted species are in GRIN
  • review history of nomenclature proposal concerning this name from the Smithsonian Institution's database

Complete List of Accepted Species Records.

References for genus:

  • Beal, E. O. 1956. Taxonomic revision of the genus Nuphar Sm. of North America and Europe. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 72:317–346.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2000. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 49. Taxon 49:267. [conservation proposal rejected].
  • Moseley, M. F. 1965. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. III. The floral anatomy of Nuphar. Phytomorphology 15:54–84.
  • Moseley, M. F. 1971. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. VI. Development of the flower of Nuphar. Phytomorphology 21:253–283.
  • Paclt, J. 1998. (1334) Proposal to amend the gender of Nuphar, nom. cons. (Nymphaeaceae), to neuter. Taxon 47:167–169.
  • Padgett, D. J. 2007. A monograph of Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae). Rhodora 109:1–95.
  • Padgett, D. J. et al. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships in Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae): evidence from morphology, chloroplast DNA, and nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 86:1316–1324.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Nuphar:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nuphar cultivars

Subdivisions of genus Nuphar:

Subgenus Section Subsection Series Subseries



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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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