genus Nuphar


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Noun1.genus Nuphar - spatterdocksgenus Nuphar - spatterdocks        
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
cow lily, Nuphar advena, spatterdock, yellow pond lily - common water lily of eastern and central North America, having broad leaves and globe-shaped yellow flowers; in sluggish fresh or slightly brackish water
Nuphar lutea, yellow water lily - a water lily with yellow flowers
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Although Nymphaea is by far the largest and most commonly cultivated genus in the water lily family (Nymphaceae), the yellow water lilies (genus Nuphar), the prickly water lily (Eurayle ferox), and the royal water lilies (genus Victoria) are also used in ornamental ponds.