EPPO Global Database

Nymphaea caerulea(NYMCA)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NYMCA
  • Preferred name: Nymphaea caerulea
  • Authority: Savigny

Notes

Eastern, central and southern Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental water plant. Introduced in Bangladesh, South America (eastern) 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea (Savigny) Verdcourt

Common names
Name Language
blue lotus of the Nile English
blue waterlily English
Egyptian lotus English
sacred blue lily English
blaue Lotosblume German
blaue Seerose German
blaue Wasserlilie German
lotus bleu French
lotus égyptien French
nénuphar bleu French
loto azul egipcio Spanish
loto de Egipto Spanish
nenúfar azul Spanish
ninfea blu tropicale del Nilo Italian
blauwe lotusbloem Dutch
flor-de-lis-sagrada-das-águas Portuguese
lótus-azul Portuguese
ninféia-azul Portuguese
blå egyptisk vattenlotus Swedish
лотос голубой Russian
neelkamal Hindi
नीलकमल Hindi