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NYMPHAEACEAE (water lilies)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 24 images of NYMPHAEACEAE (water lilies)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of NYMPHAEACEAE (water lilies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
Nuphar Sm. (lesser water lilies) Genus 4 subtaxa 5 12
Nymphaea L. (water lilies) Genus 1 subtaxon 1 9

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Poland, J., 2005 (Said to have milk) Milk matters - the importance of latex in vegetative identification
Stewart, N.F., 2012 Nuphar / Nymphaea / Nymphoides, vegetative and fruiting material

NYMPHAEACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
aquatic plants (via Nymphaeaceae)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with NYMPHAEACEAE:

flower bud (live) live flower bud has sap sucked by Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae - Water-lily Aphid, Water Lily Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
leaf (live) live leaf is mined by caterpillar Nymphula stagnata - Beautiful China Mark, Beautiful China-mark (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Robbins, R., 1990
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by adult Galerucella nymphaeae - Water-lily Leaf Beetle, Water-lily Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [eat irregular narrow furrows and small holes]
leaf (live) live leaf is grazed by larva Galerucella nymphaeae - Water-lily Leaf Beetle, Water-lily Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 [eat irregular narrow furrows and small holes]
leaf (live) live leaf has sap sucked by epiphyllous Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae - Water-lily Aphid, Water Lily Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

Nymphaeaceae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
Herbaceous Plants aquatic plants (via Nymphaeaceae)

References

Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Robbins, R., 1990 A Provisional Atlas of The Leaf Miners of Warwickshire, with notes on others occurring in the Midlands
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