Family: Nelumbonaceae

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Last Modified 04/08/2013

List of Nelumbonaceae Genera

References to Nelumbonaceae

  • Angelo, R.; Boufford, D. E. 2010. Atlas of the flora of New England: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Rhodora 112: 244-326.
  • Borsch, T.; Barthlott, W. 1994. Classification and distribution of the genus Nelumbo Adans. (Nelumbonaceae). Beitr. Biol. Pflanzen 68: 421-450.
  • Fairbrothers, D. E. 1958. A naturalized stand of Indian Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera in New Jersey. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 85: 70.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1997. Flora of North America, Volume 3. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Oxford University Press, New York. , 590 pages.
  • Hall, T. F.; Penfound, W. T. 1944. The biology of the American lotus Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) Pers. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 31: 744-758.
  • Hellquist, C. B.; Crow, G. E. 1984. Aquatic vascular plants of New England: Part 7. Cabombaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Nelumbonaceae, and Ceratophyllaceae.
  • Ito, M. 1986. Studies in the floral morphology and anatomy of Nymphaeales. IV. Floral anatomy of Nelumbo nucifera. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 37: 82-96.
  • Khanna, P 1965. Morphological and embryological studies in Nymphaeaceae. II. Brasenia schreberi Gmel. and Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. Austral. J. Bot. 13: 379-387.
  • Kreunen, S. S.; Osborn, J. M. 1999. Pollen and anther development in Nelumbo (Nelumbonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 86: 1662-1676.
  • Nohara, S.; Kimura, M. 1997. Growth characteristics of Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. in response to water depth and flooding. Ecological Research 12: 11-20.
  • Osborn, J. M.; Schneider, E. L. 1988. Morphological studies of the Nympaeaceae sensu lato. XVI. The floral biology of Brasenia schreberi. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 778-794.
  • Peattie, D. C. 1928. The celestial lotus: Sacred to the Oriental; enchanting to the Occidental. Nat. Mag. 11: 294-297.
  • Qui, Y. L. 1998. Phylogenetics of the Hamamelidae and their allies: parsimony analysis of nucleotide sequences of the plastid gene rbcL. Int. J. Plant Sci. 159: 891-905.
  • Rogers, J. A. 1981. The American lotus- Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) Pers. Aquatics 3: 4-8.
  • Sayre, J. 2004. Propagation protocol for American lotus. Native Plants J. 5: 15-17.
  • Schneider, E. L.; Buchanan, J. D. 1980. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. XI. The floral biology of Nelumbo pentapetala. Amer. J. Bot. 67: 182-193.
  • Seago, J. L. 2002. The root cortex of the Nymphaceae, Cabombaceae, and Nelumbonaceae. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 129: 1-9.
  • Shen-Miller, J 1995. Exceptional seed longevity and robust growth: ancient sacred lotus from China. Amer. J. Bot. 82: 1367-1380.
  • Turner, A. M. 2010. Expanding American lotus and dissoved oxygen concentrations of a shallow lake. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 164: 1-8.
  • Vance, H. D.; Francko, D. A. 1997. Allelopathic potential of Nelumba lutea (Willd.) Pers. to alter growth of Myriophyllum spicatum L. and Potamogeton pectinatus L. J. Freshw. Ecol. 12: 405-409.
  • Vogel, S.; Hadacek, F. 2004. Contributions to the functional anatomy and biology of Nelumbo nucifera (Nelumbonaceae) III. An ecological reappraisal of floral organs. Pl. Syst. Evol. 249: 173-189.
  • Wood, C. E. 1959. The genera of the Nymphaeaceae and Ceratophyllaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 40: 94-112.