Hydrocleys nymphoides (Willd.) Buchenau

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Hydrocleys nymphoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
32, Trafalgar Avenue, Sentosa, Harare

Hydrocleys nymphoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
32, Trafalgar Avenue, Sentosa, Harare

Hydrocleys nymphoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
32, Trafalgar Avenue, Sentosa, Harare

Hydrocleys nymphoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
32, Trafalgar Avenue, Sentosa, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Water poppy (English)
Description: Stems prostrate, rooting at the nodes. Leaves with long petioles, usually floating, glabrous above, sparsely hairy beneath, broadly ovate; base cordate. Flowers arising from bracteate nodes. Flowers c. 5 cm wide, yellow. Fertile stamens violet or purple; pistils usually 6.
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Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Image last updated: Monday 11 November 2013
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. (1949). Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York. Page 131.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hydrocleys nymphoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hydrocleys nymphoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hydrocleys nymphoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hydrocleys nymphoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hydrocleys nymphoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hydrocleys nymphoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hydrocleys nymphoides
iNaturalist: Hydrocleys nymphoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hydrocleys nymphoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Plants of the World Online: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Tropicos: Hydrocleys nymphoides
Wikipedia: Hydrocleys nymphoides


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Hydrocleys nymphoides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=103250, retrieved 21 October 2020

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