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(Plants) any of the plants, known as water lilies, that are members of the genus Nymphaea
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Noun1.nymphaea - the type genus of the family NymphaeaceaeNymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
fragrant water lily, Nymphaea odorata, pond lily, water nymph - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions
European white lily, Nymphaea alba - a water lily with white flowers
Egyptian water lily, Nymphaea lotus, white lotus, white lily, lotus - white Egyptian lotus: water lily of Egypt to southeastern Africa; held sacred by the Egyptians
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And here's one from me - try some nymphaea which have achieved merit status with the Royal Horticultural Society: For small ponds or containers try nymphaea 'Pygmaea Helvola'.
We can name the beaches of Nymphaea alba, Typha angustifolia, Phragmites australis, Scirpus maritimus, Scirpus lacustrus and Iris pseudoacaurus.
A common misconception is referring the lotus as a water lily (Nymphaea), which is an entirely different plant as can be seen from the center of the flower.
Together with Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ecbolium viride, Terminalia chebula, Tinospora cordifolia, and Nymphaea nouchali, the plant was used for treatment of allergy.
Los generos con mayor numero de especies son Eleocharis (13), Nymphaea (12), Echinodorus (9), Heteranthera (9), Potamogeton (9), Sagittaria (9) y Ludwigia (8).
Beaver feeding preference trials found white water lily (Nymphaea odorata) ranked lowest in digestible energy but second in preference compared with quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides), wild red raspberry (Rubus idaeus), speckled alder (Alnus rugosa), and red maple (Acer rubrum).
Suitable plants for ponds include iris, nymphaea, acorus calamus and butomus umbellatus.
Spilosoma has been collected and reared previously from other species of aquatic plants at the Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility, including Nymphaea odorata (white waterlilly) and Sagittaria.
pectinatus, Nelumbo nucifera, Nymphaea lotus, Vallisneria spiralis, Saccharum sp., Zannichellia palustris, and Chara sp.