EPPO Global Database

Victoria amazonica(VIJAM)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VIJAM
  • Preferred name: Victoria amazonica
  • Authority: (Pöppig) Sowerby

Notes

South America (northern). Cultivated as a spectacular ornamental water lily in botanic gardens. Introduced in Bangladesh, Indochina


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Victoria regia Lindley

Common names
Name Language
Amazon water lily English
giant water lily English
water platter English
Königin der Nacht German
Riesenseerose German
Victoria German
nénuphar géant French
victoria d'Amazonie French
nenúfar gigante Spanish
reuzenwaterlelie Dutch
vitória-régia Portuguese
jättenäckros Swedish
виктория амазонская Russian
водяная лилия амазонская Russian
водяная лилия огромная Russian