Nymphaea stellata Willd.

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4. 2: 1153 (1799)
This name is a synonym of Nymphaea nouchali var. nouchali

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jnsfsr.v45i3.8194. epublication. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali var. nouchali.]
  • Ansari, R. & Jeeja, G. (2009). Waterlilies in India. Taxonomy and cultivation of the genus Nymphaea L. (Nymphaeaceae): 1-86. Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia. Series II: Seed Plants, volume 5. Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-319. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1980-). Flora of Pakistan 135- Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Singh, M. & Ali, S.J. (2008). A study on aquatic Angiosperms of district Mau (East U.P.). Journal of East African Natural History 32: 877-890. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Nymphaeaceae: 1-12. [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 6: 1-511. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Nymphaea nouchali.]

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