Nymphoides peltata (Gmel.) Kuntze

Common name

English: Fringed Water Lily

German: Seekanne

Mandarin: 荇菜 (xing cai)

Portuguese: Golfão pequeno

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Menyanthaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Nymphoides (2)

           Epithet: peltata (Gmel.) Kuntze (2)

peltata => shield-shaped, referring to shape of leaf and position of stalk in center of leaf

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Nymphoides peltata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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