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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/2/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 4/2/2013)
Genus Nymphoides Seguier
PlaceOfPublication PI. Veron. 3: 121, 1754.
Synonym Limnanthemum S. G. Gmel., Novi Comment. Acad. Sci. Imp. Petrop. 14(1): 525, 1770.
Description Herbs, aquatic, perennial; stems petiole-like. Leaves simple, usually broadly ovate or orbicular, peltate, cordate at the base, floating. Flowers white or yellow; calyx basally fused; corolla broadly campanulate or almost rotate, the lobes fimbri- ate; stamens included, the anthers ovate to linear; ovary ellipsoid, the style short,
Habit Herbs
Description the stigmas usually broad. Capsules indehiscent or eventually rupturing irreg- ularly, firm-walled; seeds many, unwinged, the seed coat hard. -x= 9.
Note A small genus of ca 20 species chiefly of tropical and subtropical areas in the New and Old Worlds. Only one species is known from Panama, the common N. humboldtianum.
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