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Taxon: Nelumbo lutea Willd.

Genus: Nelumbo
Family: Nelumbonaceae.
Nomen number: 320239
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2(2):1259. 1799 "Nelumbium luteum"
Name verified on: 01-Jun-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CTª, PRª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • American lotus   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • water chinquapin   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • yellow lotus   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • amerikanische Lotosblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.e.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan [s.], New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota [s.], Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Jalisco, Nayarit, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Jamaica
    Mesoamerica: Honduras

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Borsch, T. & W. Barthlott. 1996. Classification and distribution of the genus Nelumbo Adans. (Nelumbonaceae). Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen 68:443. [lists as Nymphaea lutea Willd.; = Nelumbo nucifera subsp. lutea (Willd.) T. Borsch & W. Barthlott].
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979–1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol. [lists as N. lutea (Willd.) Pers.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Lot, A. et al. 1999. Catálogo de angiospermas acuáticas de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 33:93.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Wiersema, J. H. & J. L. Reveal. 1991. (1002-1003) Proposals to reject two 1788 Thomas Walter names of American waterlilies (Nymphaeaceae). Taxon 40:512. [lectotypify].
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Check other web resources for Nelumbo lutea Willd.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Nelumbo lutea cultivars
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?320239 (25 October 2014)

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