Nymphaea maculata Schumach. & Thonn.

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: maculata: spotted, blotched
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Growth form(s): Aquatic.
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 64.

Mendonça, F.A. (1960). Nymphaeaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 179.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 89.

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Flora of Botswana: Nymphaea maculata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Nymphaea maculata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Nymphaea maculata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Nymphaea maculata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Nymphaea maculata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Nymphaea maculata
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nymphaea maculata
JSTOR Plant Science: Nymphaea maculata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Nymphaea maculata
Plants of the World Online: Nymphaea maculata
Tropicos: Nymphaea maculata
Wikipedia: Nymphaea maculata

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Nymphaea maculata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123450, retrieved 29 September 2023

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