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Taxon: Nymphaea stellata Willd.

Synonym of Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f.

Genus: Nymphaea subgenus: Brachyceras
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Nomen number: 25444
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2(2):1153. 1799
Name verified on: 24-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-Aug-2002
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME. (previously associated with 3 accessions)

Economic importance:


  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Deb, D. B. 1961. Dicotyledonous plants of Manipur territory. Bull. Bot. Surv. India 3:317. [accepts].
  • Fu, D.-Z. & J. H. WiersemaFu, D.-Z. & J. H. Wiersema. 2001. Nymphaeaceae. In: Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds., Flora of China (English edition).
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [accepts].
  • Jacobs, S. W. L. 1994. Further notes on Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae) in Australasia. Telopea 5:703–706.
  • Kak, A. M. 1985. Aquatic and wetland vegetation of the north western Himalaya—XXI. Family Nymphaeaceae in the north western Himalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 7:591–598. [accepts].
  • Kak, A. M. 1990. Aquatic and wetland vegetation of the Kashmir Himalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 14:10. [accepts].
  • Khan, M. S., ed. 1972–. Flora of Bangladesh. [accepts].
  • Khan, Z. et al. 1997. Aquatic plants of Iran and Pakistan: 8. Nymphaeaceae. Biologia (Lahore) 43:11. [accepts].
  • Koul, K. & A. R. Naqshi. 1988. Nymphaeaceae of Jammu and Kashmir. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 85:454–456. [accepts].
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. [accepts].
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. 1988. An interpretation of Van Rheede's Hortus Malabaricus. Regnum Veg. 119:198.
  • Podlech, D. 1981. Neue Arten aus Afghanistan (Beiträge zur Flora von Afghanistan XIII). Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 17:479. [accepts].
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Saldanha, C. J. 1985–. Flora of Karnataka.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993–. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora. [accepts].

Check other web resources for Nymphaea stellata Willd.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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