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Nymphaea  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18383

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): waterlily [English]
    water lily [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyNymphaeaceae  – water lilies  
                               GenusNymphaea L. – waterlily, water lily  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Nymphaea alba L. – European white waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea amazonum Mart. & Zucc. – Amazon waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea ampla (Salisb.) DC. – dotleaf waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea caerulea Savigny – Egyptian lotus 
                                  Species Nymphaea capensis Thunb. – Cape blue waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea conardii Wiersema – roundleaf waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea X daubenyana W.T. Baxter ex Daubeny – waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea elegans Hook. – tropical royalblue waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea glandulifera Rodschied – sleepingbeauty waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea jamesoniana Planch. – James' waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea leibergii Morong – Leiberg's waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea lotus L. – white Egyptian lotus 
                                  Species Nymphaea X marliacea Wildsmith  
                                  Species Nymphaea mexicana Zucc. – yellow waterlily, banana waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea micrantha Guill. & Perr.  
                                  Species Nymphaea odorata Aiton – American waterlily, white waterlily, American white waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea rudgeana G. Mey. – Rudge's waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea tetragona Georgi – pygmy water-lily, pygmy waterlily 
                                  Species Nymphaea X thiona D.B. Ward – waterlily 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Nymphaea   
  Source: Nymphaeaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Nymphaea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Nymphaea   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Nymphaea   
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