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Nymphaea (water lily)

Magnoliopsida - Nymphaeales - Nymphaeaceae

Taxonomy
Nymphaea was named by Linnaeus (1753). It is extant. It is the type genus of Nymphaeaceae.

It was assigned to Nymphaeaceae by Brown (1959).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1753Nymphaea Linnaeus
1959Nymphaea Brown p. 128

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
orderNymphaealesSalisbury 1820
familyNymphaeaceaeSalisbury 1805
genusNymphaeaLinnaeus 1753

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available