Nymphaeaceae


Nuphar . . . . . Yellow Water-lilies

Nuphar lutea . . . . . . Yellow Water-lily

Leaves up to 40 x 30 cm (c.f N. pumila); petiole +/-triangular in section

Nuphar pumila . . . . . Least Water-lily

Distinguished by smaller leaves (up to 17x25 cm), fewer (11-18) lateral veins and flattened petiole; Very local on ponds/lakes in Sc

Somewhat similar is: Nymphoides peltata (Fringed water lily)

Nymphaea . . . . . White Water-lilies


Nymphaea alba White Water-lily