Sorting Nymphaea names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Nymphaea alba L.

SYNONYM(S) :   Castalia alba (L.) Woodv. & Wood,  Castalia minoriflora Simonk.,  Leuconymphaea alba (L.) Kuntze,  Nymphaea melocarpa (Casp.) Asch. & Graebn., Nymphaea minoriflora (Simonk.) E. D. Wissjul.,  Nymphaea occidentalis (Ostenf.) Moss,  Nymphaea officinalis Gaterau,  Nymphaea parviflora Hentze, Nymphaea polystigma E. H. L. Krause,  Nymphaea rotundifolia Hentze,  Nymphaea splendens Hentze,  Nymphaea venusta Hentze

ENGLISH :  White water-lily.

FRENCH :  Nymphéa blanc.

GERMAN :  Weiße Seerose.

Nymphaea alba L. var. rubra Lönnr.

SYNONYM(S) :   Nymphaea alba L. var. rosea Hartm.,  Nymphaea sphaerocarpa Casp. ex Carrière
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Nymphaea amazonum Mart. & Zucc.

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Nymphaea amazonum Mart. & Zucc. subsp. amazonum

SYNONYM(S) :    Leuconymphaea goudotiana (Planch.) Kuntze,  Nymphaea alboviridis A. St.-Hil.,  Nymphaea amazonum f. goudotiana (Planch.) Casp. ,  Nymphaea amazonum Mart. & Zucc. var. goudotiana (Planch.) Conard ,  Nymphaea foetida Lehm., nom. inval.,   Nymphaea goudotiana Planch.,  Nymphaea nocturna March ex Hook., nom. inval.

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Nymphaea amazonum Mart. & Zucc. subsp. pedersenii Wiersema

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Nymphaea caerulea  Savigny

SYNONYM(S) :    Castalia caerulea (Savigny) Tratt., Nymphaea caerulea Savigny var. albiflora Casp., Nymphaea caerulea Savigny var. versicolor T. Durand & H. Durand, Nymphaea discolor Steud. ex Lehm.,  Nymphaea maculata Schumach. & Thonn, Nymphaea magnifica Gilg. , Nymphaea nouchali Burm.f.  var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdc.

ENGLISH :  Blue Egyptian lotus, Blue lotus, Blue waterlily, Egyptian lotus, Sacred narcotic lily of the Nile.

GERMAN :  Blaue ägyptische Seerose, Blauer ägyptischer Lotus.

SANSKRIT :  Rohit.

Nymphaea lotus L.

SYNONYM(S) :  Nymphaea aegyptiaca Opiz

ENGLISH :  Egyptian lotus,  Egyptian water-lily,   White Egyptian lotus,  White lotus, White water-lily.

FRENCH :   Lotier d'Egypte.

GERMAN :  Agyptische Lotosblume, Weiße ägyptische Seerose, Weißer ägyptischer Lotus.

PORTUGESE :  Golfão-vermelho.

SPANISH :  Loto.  


Nymphaea nouchali  Burm. f.

SYNONYM(S) :    Nymphaea cyanea Roxb. Nymphaea malabarica Poir. Nymphaea minima F. M. Bailey,  Nymphaea punctata Edgew, Nymphaea stellata Willd,  Nymphaea stellata Willd. var. albiflora F. Henkel et al,  Nymphaea stellata Willd. var. cyanea (Roxb.) Hook. f. & Thomson, Nymphaea stellata Willd. var. parviflora Hook. f. & Thomson, Nymphaea stellata Willd. var. versicolor (Sims) Hook. f. & Thomson,  Nymphaea versicolor Sims

ENGLISH :  Blue lotus.

GERMAN :  Stern-Seerose.


Nymphaea pubescens Willd.

SYNONYM(S) :    Nymphaea edulis (Salisb.) DC., Nymphaea esculenta Roxb., Nymphaea lotus auct., non L.  Nymphaea lotus L. var. pubescens (Willd.) Hook. f. & Thomson,  Nymphaea magnifica (Salisb.) Conard,  Nymphaea purpurea Rehnelt & F. Henkel, Nymphaea rosea (Sims) Sweet,  Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Andrews

ENGLISH :  Red water lily.

HINDI :            Kokaa.

SANSKRIT :  Kumuda.

Nymphaea tetragona Georgi

SYNONYM(S) :   Castalia crassifolia Hand.-Mazz., Castalia tetragona (Georgi) G. Lawson, Leuconymphaea tetragona (Georgi) Kuntze, Nymphaea crassifolia (Hand.-Mazz.) Nakai, Nymphaea esquirolii H.Lév. & Vaniot, Nymphaea fennica Mela,  Nymphaea tetragona Georgi  var. crassifolia (Hand.-Mazz.) Y. C. Chu, Nymphaea tetragona Georgi  var. himalayense F. Henkel et al., Nymphaea tetragona Georgi subvar. indica Casp., Nymphaea tetragona Georgi  var. indica (Casp.) F. Henkel et al., Nymphaea tetragona Georgi  var. lata Casp., Nymphaea tetragona Georgi  var. wenzelii (Maack) F. Henkel et al., Nymphaea wenzelii Maack

CHINESE :   睡莲  Shui lian.  睡蓮  (Taiwan),  子午蓮   (Taiwan).

ENGLISH :  Pygmy waterlily, Small white waterlily.

FINNISH : Suomenlumme.

FRENCH :  Nymphéa blanc nain.

GERMAN :  Zwergseerose, Zwerg-Seerose.

SWEDISH :  Finsk näckros.

VIETNAMESE :   Súng chỉ , Súng vuông.



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