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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Durango to México State and Oaxaca).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest

Nymphaea gracilis Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Galeotti, H.G. [4845], Mexico K000220387 isotype
May 21, 1984 [Keimling] [s.n.] Nymphaea flavovirens K000220389 isotype
May 21, 1984 illegible [72] Nymphaea flavovirens K000220388 isotype

First published in Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 1: 362 (1829-1830 publ. 1832)

Accepted by

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000220387
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0