Nelumbo Adans.

First published in Fam. Pl. 2: 76, 582 (1763)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is E. Europe to Asia and N. Australia, SE. Canada to Mexico, Caribbean.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Amur, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Florida, Georgia, Hainan, Haiti, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Rhode I., South Carolina, South European Russia, Sri Lanka, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin

Introduced into:

Benin, Cook Is., Italy, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Romania, Trinidad-Tobago, Vanuatu, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

  • Cyamus Sm. in Exot. Bot. 1: 59 (1805), nom. superfl.

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Maak [s.n.] Russia K001107036 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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