†family Nymphaeaceae Salisbury 1805

Magnoliopsida - Nymphaeales - Nymphaeaceae

Parent taxon: Nymphaeales according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Hickey 1977, MacGinitie 1941 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Cabombaceae

Subtaxa: Aquatifolia Dichastopollenites Monetianthus Nelumbium Nymphaea Paranymphaea

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Type: Nymphaea

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of Italy (1)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Germany (10), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (8)

• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon)

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Wyoming), Yemen (1)

• Paleocene of Argentina (2), Canada (7: Saskatchewan), United States (43: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Brazil (8), Egypt (6), Portugal (1), Sudan (1), United States (42: Kansas, North Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 136 collections including 140 occurrences

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