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Noun1.Nymphaeaceae - dicot aquatic plantsNymphaeaceae - dicot aquatic plants      
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
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
genus Nuphar, Nuphar - spatterdocks
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
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Vegetation at the study site is mainly dominated by common reed Phragmites australis, lesser bulrush Typha angustifolia and seaside bulrush Sciprus maritimus, and secondarily by Nymphaeaceae (Nymphea alba), Araceae (Lemna gibba), and some species of Juncaceae (Juncus maritimus, J.
Ogbemudia, Antibacterial Activity of Leave Extracts of Nymphaea lotus (Nymphaeaceae) on Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) Isolated from Clinical Samples, Ann Biol Res, 1, 174 (2010).
The mantid was able to reach the fish by perching on leaves of water lilies (Nymphaeaceae) and water cabbage (genus Pistia Linnaeus, 1785) growing on the surface of the pond.
(2005) dated the crown group of Nymphaeales (then assumed to consist of only Cabombaceae and Nymphaeaceae) as 44.6 [+ or -]7.9 Ma (Eocene), which led them to suggest that the early Albian flower Monetianthus, thought by Friis et al.
A total of seven plant species were found, and belong to seven families: Characeae (Chara sp.) (S), Salviniaceae (Salvinia auriculata Aubl.) (F), Cabombaceae (Cabomba aquatica Aubl.) (S), Nymphaeaceae (Nymphaea pulchella DC Syst.) (F), Poaceae (Leersia cf.
Antibacterial efficiency of Nelumbo nucifera (Nymphaeaceae) rhizome extract.
Liensinine and nuciferine (Figure 1(a)) are principal components in lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn, Nymphaeaceae), which is extensively cultivated in Eastern Asia, particularly in China, and has been used as remedy for the disorders associated with oxidative stress, metabolic syndrome, immunity, and inflammation [9-11].
It is present in the Nymphaeaceae germs of lotus seed plants (called lotus nuts), and the lotus nut is a common Chinese herbal medicine.
For instance, 10 microsatellite markers have been used to assess genetic diversity of Euryale ferox (Nymphaeaceae), a "vulnerable" species in Japan [10].
& L.M.Perry Nymphaeaceae Nymphae a alba L Niloofar Papaveraceae Fumaria parviflora Lam.
Megamelus davisi feeds on yellow pond lily (Nuphar advena [Aiton]; Nymphaeaceae), and its eggs are parasitized by Kalopolynema ema (Schauff and Grissell) (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) (Fig.