Nelumbo nucifera

Family:NELUMBONACEAE
Species:Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
Common Name:SACRED LOTUS
Status:Not Native, OBL (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order PROTEALES
FamilyNELUMBONACEAE
Genus Nelumbo
Species Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. - SACRED LOTUS

Citation

Citation NELUMBO NUCIFERA Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 73, pl. 19(2). 1788.
Basionym: Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753.
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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Hillsborough USF  
Madison USF  
Marion FLAS  
Miami-Dade FTG  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Cyamus mysticus Cyamus mysticus Salisbury, Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 2: 75. 1805, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Cyamus nelumbo Cyamus nelumbo (Linnaeus) Smith, Exot. Bot. 1: 59. 1804.BASIONYM: Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nelumbo asiatica Nelumbo asiatica Richard, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 17: 249. 1811, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nelumbo indica Nelumbo indica Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 453. 1797, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nelumbo nelumbo Nelumbo nelumbo (Linnaeus) H. Karsten, Deut. Fl. 553. 1882, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nelumbo nucifera var. speciosa Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner, var. speciosa Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 12. 1891, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Nelumbo speciosa Willdenow 1799, nom. illegit.; Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nelumbo speciosa Nelumbo speciosa Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 2: 1258. 1799, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Nelumbo nucifera Gaertner 1788; Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus 1753. 
Nymphaea nelumbo Nymphaea nelumbo Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 511. 1753.  
Nelumbo alba Nelumbo alba Berchtold & J. Presl, Prir. Rostlin Nelumbiaceae 2. 1823.  
Nelumbo javanica Nelumbo javanica Poiret, in Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 454. 1797. TYPE: INDONESIA: Java:
Nelumbo rheedei Nelumbo rheedei C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 2: 83. 1835. TYPE: INDIA: Without data (holotype: Rheede, Hort. Malab. 11: t. 31. 1692).
Nelumbo speciosa var. tamara Nelumbo speciosa Willdenow, var. tamara de Candolle, Syst. Nat. 2: 45. 1821. TYPE: INDIA: Without data (holotype: Rheede, Hort. Malab. t. 30. 1692).
Nelumbo tamara Nelumbo tamara (de Candolle) Sweet, Hort. Brit. 14. 1827.BASIONYM: Nelumbo speciosa Willdenow, var. tamara de Candolle 1821. 
Nelumbo transversa Nelumbo transversa C. Presl, Reliq. Haenk. 2: 83. 1835. TYPE: PHILIPPINES:
Nelumbo turbinata Nelumbo turbinata Blanco, Fl. Filip. 458. 1837.  

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 24 Jul 1978 C. G. Wright 52
USA Florida Madison Co. 09 Jun 1961 R. R. Smith 246 Sheet 1 of 2
USA Florida Madison Co. 09 Jun 1961 R. R. Smith 246 Sheet 2 of 2
USA Florida Madison Co. 04 Jun 1980 L. C. Anderson 5040 Sheet 2 of 2
USA Florida Madison Co. 04 Jun 1980 L. C. Anderson 5040 Sheet 1 of 2
Guyana 01 May 1974 J. A. L. Cramer 8 CULTIVATED.
USA Florida Polk Co. Jul 1971 D. Burch 4193 CULTIVATED.
USA North Carolina Halifax Co. 19 Jul 1956 H. E. Ahles 17187
USA South Carolina Lee Co. 26 Jul 1957 A. E. Radford 27230
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