Nymphaea elegans

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Nymphaea elegans


Taxonavigation: Nymphaeales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Classis: Unassigned
Ordo: Nymphaeales

Familia: Nymphaeaceae
Genus: Nymphaea
Subgenus: N. subg. Brachyceras
Species: Nymphaea elegans



Nymphaea elegans Hook., 1851.


  • Homotypic
    • Castalia elegans (Hook.) Greene, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 15: 85. 1888.
    • Leuconymphaea elegans (Hook.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 11. 1891.
  • Heterotypic
    • Nymphaea mexicana A.Gray, Pl. Wright. 1: 7. 1852, nom. illeg., non Zucc. (1832).


  • Hooker, W.J. 1851. Bot. Mag. 77: t. 4604.
  • Wunderlin, R.P. & Hansen, B.F. 2008. Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants [1]. Institute for Systematic Botany, University of South Florida, Tampa.

Vernacular names

English: Tropical Royalblue Waterlily
svenska: Golfnäckros
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