6545.000 Nymphoides Ség. - Floating hearts

LIMNANTHEMUM S.G. Gmel.

Description of the genus

Aquatic herbs. Leaves simple and ovate or ± circular (in ours). Flowers in clusters at the nodes (in ours), 5(-8)-merous. Capsule developing under water, dehiscent.

Derivation of name: resembling the genus of water-lilies, Nymphaea.

Worldwide: 20 species, cosmopolitan.

Zimbabwe: 5 taxa.

Nymphoides thunbergiana

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
brevipedicellata (Vatke) A. RaynalW,C
forbesiana (Griseb.) KuntzeN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
rautanenii (N.E. Br.) A. RaynalW
senegalensis (G.Don) TipperyW,CDescription, Image
thunbergiana (Griseb.) KuntzeN,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Nymphoides:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Nymphoides
Flora of Caprivi: Nymphoides
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Nymphoides
Flora of Malawi: Nymphoides
Flora of Mozambique: Nymphoides
Flora of Zambia: Nymphoides

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nymphoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nymphoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nymphoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nymphoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Nymphoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nymphoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Nymphoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nymphoides
Plants of the World Online: Nymphoides
Tropicos: Nymphoides
Wikipedia: Nymphoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Nymphoides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1101, retrieved 28 May 2024

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