nymphaeaceous

nymphaeaceous

(ˌnɪmfɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Nymphaeaceae, a family of plants, including the water lilies, that grow in water or marshes and have typically floating leaves and showy flowers
[from New Latin, from Latin nymphaea water lily, ultimately from Greek numphaios sacred to nymphs]
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Nelumbo nucifera aertn is nymphaeaceous hydrophyte, which epicuticular cell wall with thin wax layer grows thick and keratinization is not occurred.