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Nymphoides Seg.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 June 2021

  1. Nymphoides cristata (Roxb.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2 (1891) 429; --Limnanthemum cristatum (Roxb.) Griseb., Gen. Sp. Gent. (1839) 342; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 319; --Menyanthes cristata Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 2(1) (1799) 3. Chinam India, Pakistan, Taiwan, Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Ilocos Norte, Laguna, Mountain Province, Rizal, Zambales. Low and medium elevation shallow lakes, quiet streams, and sometimes in rice paddies. On Mt Data ascending to 2100m. Note by P.B. Pelser (3-Jan-20): Also considered a synonym of Nymphoides hydrophylla (Lour.) Kuntze, but kept separate here awaiting further study.
  2. Nymphoides indica (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2 (1891) 429; --Limnanthemum indicum (L.) Griseb., Gen. Sp. Gent. (1839) 343; --Merr., EPFP 3 (1923) 319; --Menyanthes indica L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 145; --Blanco, Fl. Filip. (1837) 87; Fl. Filip. ed. 2 (1845) 63; Fl. Filip. ed. 3, 1 (1877) 118. Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Middle East, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, Pacific, Peninsular Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, Cagayan, Laguna, MINDORO, BOHOL, MINDANAO. Low and medium elevation shallow lakes and quiet streams, ascending to 1500m.


Njuguna AW, ZZ Li, JK Saina, JM Munywoki, ZW Gichira, RW Gituru, QF Wang & JM Chen. 2019. Comparative analyses of the complete chloroplast genomes of Nymphoides and Menyanthes species (Menyanthaceae). Aquatic Botany 156: 73-81

Tippery NP & DH Les. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships and morphological evolution in Nymphoides (Menyanthaceae). Systematic Botany 36: 1101-1113

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines.

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Last updated 27 June 2021