Nymphaea maculata Schumach. & Thonn.

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Derivation of specific name: maculata: spotted, blotched
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 64.

Mendonça, F.A. (1960). Nymphaeaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 179.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 89.

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Flora of Botswana: Nymphaea maculata
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Nymphaea maculata
Flora of Zambia: Nymphaea maculata

External websites:

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

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: Species information: Nymphaea maculata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123450, retrieved 23 June 2024

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