Nymphaea odorata


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Noun1.Nymphaea odorata - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the waterNymphaea odorata - a water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water; of temperate and tropical regions
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
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Favourite small water lily varieties include Nymphaea helvola, pictured, which has tiny yellow star-shaped flowers and mottled leaves, Nymphaea candida, with its white blooms, and Nymphaea odorata, which has mildly scented flowers.
One modeling effort found that energetics did not explain beavers' observed preference for white water lily (Nymphaea odorata) over terrestrial species, but authors only considered lily leaves and stems without accounting for beaver consumption of water lily rhizomes (Doucet and Fryxell, 1993).
Bold floral motifs as used on the later, larger gashkibidaaganag were routinely observed by Native beadwork artists from the local flora, including vines, tendrils, American white water lily (Nymphaea odorata), bunchberry (Cornus canadensis), and broad-leaf arrowhead (Sagittaria latifolia).
Nymphaea odorata Aiton (2) DF, DGO, HGO, MEX, MICH, SON, VER.
Villani y Etnier (2008) observaron en Nymphaea odorata Aiton que la mayor productividad de hojas ocurre durante la etapa de crecimiento, sugiriendo que ello favorece el desarrollo de nuevos organos ajustados a las condiciones ambientales predominantes.
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.