EPPO Global Database

Nymphoides indica(NYPIN)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: NYPIN
  • Preferred name: Nymphoides indica
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Kuntze

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Korea, Malesia (Malaya). Cultivated as a floating aquatic ornamental


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Limnanthemum indicum (Linnaeus) Thwaites
Menyanthes indica Linnaeus
Nymphoides indica subsp. indica (Linnaeus) Kuntze
Nymphoides thunbergiana (Grisebach) Kuntze

Common names
Name Language
banana plant English
water gentian English
water snowflake English (AU)
indische Seekanne German
ninfoides Spanish
coração-flutuante Portuguese (BR)
gaga-buta Japanese
ガガブタ Japanese
jin yin lian hua Chinese
金银莲花 Chinese