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Vernacular names of plants within the Suborder Nymphaeineae

blue lotus of the Nile
egyptian lotus

Hierarchical position of the Suborder Nymphaeineae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Piperopsida Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 78, 83. Sep 1830.
   Subclassis  Nymphaeidae J.W. Walker ex Takht.
pub. Divers. Classif. Fl. Pl.: 74. 1 Mai 1997.
   SuperOrdo  Nymphaeanae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Nymphaeales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 53. 1829.
   Subordo  Nymphaeineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 115. Mai 1898.

Named members of the Suborder Nymphaeineae

   Familia  Nymphaeaceae Salisb.
pub. Ann. Bot. (K´┐Żnig & Sims) 2: 70. Jun 1805.
common name: Waterlilies
   Subfamilia  Nymphaeoideae (DC.) Arn.
pub. Encycl. Brit., ed. 7, 5: 96. 9 Mar 1832.

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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   Wild & cultivated plants of the world



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