WGI International Checklist of
Nymphaea (Waterlily) Cultivars
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1) Cultivar Name (Epithet):
2) Hardy or tropical: Tropical intersubgeneric 3) Day or night bloomer: Day
Originator: Carlos Magdalena,
6) Address: Removed to protect privacy
7) Nominant (Named by): Carlos Magdalena, Royal Botanic
8) Address (if different from above):
Introducer: Carlos Magdalena, Royal Botanic Gardens
10) Address (if different from above):
11) Applicant: Carlos
Magdalena, Royal Botanic Gardens
12) Address (if different from above):
13) Phone: 14) Fax: 15) Email: Removed to protect privacy
16) As far as you know, has this name been published in a dated publication together with a description? No
17) If yes to 16, give details of the earliest publication (title, date, publisher, etc.):
18) Has this cultivar been granted Patent or Plant Breeders' Rights, or is it being sold under a trade designation other than the name used here? No
19) If yes to any of the above, please give details:
20) Has a Standard been deposited in a recognized herbarium? No
21) If yes, please give details (where, when deposited, etc.):
ABOUT THE PLANT
Parentage: Seed (maternal) parent: Nymphaea carpentariae
Please give following dimensions in centimeters.
Description ‑ Flower: Shape: Starry cup
Diameter: 7 cm.
Sepal color, exterior: Green
Sepal color, interior: Greenish white
Sepal number: 4
Stamen: Filament color: Pale yellow
Anther color: Yellow with white stripe
Tip color: White
Pedicel (flower stalk) color: Olive/military green
Pedicel pubescent (fuzzy)? No
Fragrant? Lightly scented
Height above water: 30+ cm.
Length x width: 25 x 20 cm.
Sinus: Closed or open but not overlapping
Color, top: Plain green/military green, some spots when unfurling
Color, underside: Olive
brownish/green with a brighter green haze along
the midrib. Some reddish/crimson spotting may be present.
Petiole (leaf stem) color: Green/military green
Petiole pubescent? No
Spread of plant (diameter): 100 cm.
What cultivar does
this plant most closely resemble and how does it differ? Nymphaea ‘
Unusual characteristics or comments: Very small flower for an Anecphya type. No pollen seems to be shed. Sterile.