EPPO Global Database

Nelumbo lutea(NELLU)

Code created in: 2002-02-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: NELLU
  • Preferred name: Nelumbo lutea
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Persoon


North America (eastern). Cultivated as an ornamental and introduced into European countries

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nelumbium luteum Willdenow
Nelumbo pentapetala (Walter) Fernald

Common names
Name Language
American lotus English (US)
American lotus English
American yellow lotus English
water chinquapin English (US)
water-chinquapin English
yellow lotus English
amerikanische Lotosblume German
amerikanischer Lotus German
lotus américain French
lotus jaune d'Amérique French
volée French (CA)
loto americano Spanish
malangueta Spanish (CU)
nelumbio americano Spanish
fior di loto americano Italian
Amerikaanse lotus Dutch
lótus-amarelo Portuguese
amerikansk lotus Swedish
лотос американский Russian
лотос жёлтый Russian