New York Metropolitan Flora

Family: Nymphaeaceae

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Last Modified 03/04/2013

List of Nymphaeaceae Genera

References to Nymphaeaceae

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  • Borsch, T. et.al. 2007. Phylogeny of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae): evidence from substitutions and microstructural changes in the chloroplast trnT-trnF region. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 639-671.
  • Carlquist, S. et.al. 2009. Xylem of early angiosperms: Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae) has novel tracheid microstructure. Amer. J. Bot. 96: 207-215.
  • Conard, H. S. 1905. The waterlilies: a monograph of the genus Nymphaea. Publ. Carnegie Inst. Wash. 4: 1-279. (1991 facsimile)
  • Cutter, E. G. 1957. Studies of morphogenesis in the Nymphaeaceae. II. Floral development in Nuphar and Nymphaea: bracts and calyx. Phytomorphology 7: 57-73.
  • Cutter, E. G. 1957. Studies of morphogenesis in the Nymphaeaceae. I. Introduction: some aspects of the morphology of Nuphar lutea (L.) Sm. and Nymphaea alba L. Phytomorphology 7: 45-56.
  • DePoe, W. M.; Beal, E. O. 1969. Origin and maintenance of clinal variations in Nuphar. Brittonia 21: 15-28.
  • Etnier, S. A.; Villani, P. J. 2007. Differences in mechanical and structural properties of surface and aerial petioles of the aquatic plant Nyphaea odorata subsp. tuberosa (Nymphaeaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 94: 1067-1072.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 1997. Flora of North America, Volume 3. Magnoliophyta: Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae. Oxford University Press, New York. , 590 pages.
  • Floyd, S. K.; Friedman, W. E. 2001. Developmental evolution of endosperm in basal angiosperms: evidence from Amborella (Amborellaceae), Nuphar (Nymphaceae), and Illicium (Illiciaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 228: 153-169.
  • Hellquist, C. B.; Crow, G. E. 1984. Aquatic vascular plants of New England: Part 7. Cabombaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Nelumbonaceae, and Ceratophyllaceae.
  • Heslop-Harrison, J. W. 1955. Nuphar. Sm. J. Ecol. 43: 342-364.
  • Les, D. H. et.al. 1999. Phylogeny, classification and floral evolution of water lilies (Nymphaeaceae; Nymphales): A synthesis of non-molecular, rbcL, matK, and 18S rDNA data. Syst. Bot. 24: 28-46.
  • Les, D. H.; Schneider, E. L.; Padgett, D. J. 1997. Water lily relationships revisited: lessons learned from anatomy, morphology and molecules. Water Gard. J. 13: 21-28.
  • Li, H.H. 1955. Classification and phylogeny of Nymphaeaceae and allied families. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 54: 33-41.
  • Mackenzie, K. K. 1927. Proper use of the name Nymphaea. Rhodora 29: 234-7.
  • Meeuse, B. J. D.; Schneider, E. L. 1980. Nymphaea revisited: a preliminary communication. Israel J. Bot. 28: 65-79.
  • Meeuse, B. J. D.; Schneider, E. L. 1979. Nymphaea revisited: A preliminary communication. Israel J. Bot. 28: 65-79.
  • Miller, G. S.; Standley, P. C. 1912. The North American species of Nympaea. Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 16: 63-108.
  • Monson, P. H. 1960. Variation in Nymphaea, the white waterlily, in the Itasca state park region. Minnesota Aca. Sci. 25-26: 26-39.
  • Morong, T. 1886. Revision of the North American species of Nuphar. Bot. Gaz. 11: 164-169.
  • Moseley, M. F. 1961. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae. II. The flower of Nymphaea. Bot. Gaz. 122: 233-259.
  • Moseley, M. F. et.al. 1984. Morphological studies of the Nymphaceae sensu lato XIII. Contributions to the vegetative and floral structure of Cabomba. Amer. J. Bot. 71: 902-924.
  • Moseley, M. F. et.al. 1993. Phylogenetic interpretations from selected floral vasculature characters in the Nyphaeceae sensu lato. Aquatic Botany 44: 325-342.
  • Moseley, M. F.; Uhl, N. W. 1985. Morphological studies of the Nymphaeaceae sensu lato XV. The anatomy of the flower of Nelumbo. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 106: 277-293.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Nicholson, S. A.; Best, D. G. 1974. Root:shoot and leaf area relationships of macrophyte communities in Chautauqua Lake, New York. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 101: 96-100.
  • 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.
  • Ouborg, N. J et.al. 2000. Novel polymorphic microsatellite loci isolated from the yellow waterlily, Nuphar lutea. Molec. Ecol. 9: 497-498.
  • Paclt, J. 1998. (1334) Proposal to amend the gender of Nuphar, nom. cons. (Nymphaceae), to neuter. Taxon 47: 167-9.
  • Padgett, D. E. et.al. 1998. Evidence for the hybrid origin on Nuphar x rubrodisca (Nymphaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 85: 1468-1476.
  • Padgett, D. J. 1996. Pondering the pond-lilies: relationships within the genus Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae). Aquatics 18: 11, 14-16.
  • Padgett, D. J. 2003. Phenetic studies in Nuphar Sm. (Nymphaeaceae): variation in sect. Nuphar. Pl. Syst. Evol. 239: 187-197.
  • Padgett, D. J. 1997. A biosystematic monograph of the genus Nuphar Sm. (Nymphaceae). Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. New Hampshire, Durham, NH,
  • Padgett, D. J. 2007. A monograph of Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae). Rhodora 108: 1-95.
  • Padgett, D. J. 1997. Molecular study of yellow pond lilies: the study of Nuphar DNA confirms, and contradicts relationsip theories of Nuphar. Water Gard. J. 13: 34-7.
  • Padgett, D. J. 1998. Phenetic distinction between the dwarf yellow water-lilies: Nuphar microphylla and N. pumila (Nymphaeaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 76: 1755-1762.
  • Padgett, D. J.; Les, D. H.; Crow, G. E. 1999. Phylogenetic relationships in Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae): evidence from morphology, chloroplast DNA, and nuclear ribosomal DNA. Amer. J. Bot. 86: 1316-1324.
  • Padgett, D. J.; Les, D. H.; Crow, G. E. 1998. Evidence for the hybrid origin of Nuphar x rubrodisca (Nymphaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 85: 1468-1476.
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  • Schneider, E. L. 1979. Pollination biology of the Nymphaeaceae. In: Increasing production of agricultural crops through increased insect pollination. Maryland Agric. Exp. Stat., College Park, MD. , (Spec. Misc. Pub. 1)
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  • Schneider, E. L.; Moore, L. A. 1977. Morphological studies of the Nympaeaceae. VII. The floral biology of Nuphar lutea subsp. macrophylla. Brittonia 29: 88-99.
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  • Sohmer, S. H. 1975. The name of American Nelumbo. Taxon 24: 491-493.
  • Sohmer, S. H. 1978. The reproductive biology of Nelumbo pentapetala (Nelumbonaceae) on the upper Mississippi River. II. The insects associated with the transfer of pollen. Brittonia 30: 355-364.
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  • Titus, J. E.; Sullivan, P. G. 2001. Heterophylly in the yellow waterlily, Nuphar variegata (Nymphaeaceae): effects of CO2, natural sediment type, and water depth. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1469-1478.
  • Villani, P. J.; Etnier, S. A. 2008. Natural history of heterophylly in Nymphaea odorata ssp. tuberosa (Nymphaeaceae). Northeastern Naturalist 15: 177-188.
  • Ward, D. B. 1977. Nelumbo lutea, the correct name for the American lotus. Taxon 26: 227-234.
  • Wiersema, J. H. 1988. Reproductive biology of Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 795-804.
  • Wiersema, J. H. 1996. Nymphaea tetragona and Nymphaea leibergii (Nymphaeceae): Two species of diminutive water-lilies in North America. Brittonia 48: 520-531.
  • Wiersema, J. H.; Hellquist, C. B. 1997. Nymphaeceae. In: Flora of North Americaa North of Mexico. Vol. 3. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. ,
  • Wiersema, J. H.; Hellquist, C. B. 1994. Nomenclatural notes in Nymphaeaceae for the North American flora. Rhodora 96: 170-178.
  • Williams, G. R. 1970. Investigations in the white water-lilies (Nymphaea) of Michigan. Michigan Bot. 9: 72-86.
  • Wood, C. E. 1959. The genera of the Nymphaeaceae and Ceratophyllaceae in the southeastern United States. J. Arnold Arbor. 40: 94-112.
  • Woods, K. et.al. 2005. Pattern of variation and systematics of Nymphaea odorata: I. Evidence from morphology and inter-simple sequence repeats (ISSRs). Syst. Bot. 30: 471-480.
  • Woods, K. et.al. 2005. Pattern of variation and systematics of Nymphaea odorata: II. Sequence information from ITS and trnL-trnF. Syst. Bot. 30: 481-493.
  • Yoo, M. J. et.al. 2010. Expression of floral MADS-box genes in two divergent water lilies: Nymphaeales and Nelumbo. Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 121-146.