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Definition of Nymphaea

Nymphaea
Water nymph Wa"ter nymph` 1. (Myth.) A goddess of any stream or other body of water, whether one of the Naiads, Nereids, or Oceanides. 2. (Bot.) A water lily (Nymph[ae]a).
Nymphaea
Nymphaea Nym*ph[ae]"a, n. [L., the water lily, Gr. ?.] (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants having showy flowers (white, blue, pink, or yellow, often fragrant), including the white water lily and the Egyptia lotus. Note: Recent critics have endeavored to show that this genus should be called Castalia, and the name Nymph[ae]a transferred to what is now known as Nuphar.
Nymphaea
Nymphaea Nym*ph[ae]"a, n. [L., the water lily, Gr. ?.] (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants having showy flowers (white, blue, pink, or yellow, often fragrant), including the white water lily and the Egyptia lotus. Note: Recent critics have endeavored to show that this genus should be called Castalia, and the name Nymph[ae]a transferred to what is now known as Nuphar.

Meaning of Nymphaea from wikipedia

- Nymphaea (/nɪmˈfiːə/) is a genus of hardy and tender aquatic plants in the family Nymphaeaceae. The genus has a cosmopolitan distribution. Many species...
- Nymphaea nouchali, often known by its synonym Nymphaea stellata, or by common names blue lotus, star lotus, red water lily, dwarf aquarium lily, blue water...
- Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea, is a water lily in the genus Nymphaea, a botanical variety of Nymphaea nouchali. It is an aquatic plant of freshwater...
- Nymphaea alba, the white waterlily, European white water lily or white nenuphar /ˈnɛnjʊfɑːr/, is an aquatic flowering plant in the family Nymphaeaceae...
- Nymphaea lotus, the white Egyptian lotus, tiger lotus, white lotus, or Egyptian water-lily, is a flowering plant of the family Nymphaeaceae. It grows in...
- Nymphaea subg. Nymphaea is a subgenus of the genus Nymphaea. Species of Nymphaea subg. Nymphaea have horizontal or vertical rhizomes. The leaf margins...
- Nymphaea odorata, also known as the American white waterlily, fragrant water-lily, beaver root, fragrant white water lily, white water lily, sweet-scented...
- nymphaea nymphaea Catocala nymphaea kabuli (O. Bang-Haas, 1927) (Afghanistan) Catocala nymphaea kashmirica (Warren, 1913) (Kashmir) Catocala nymphaea...
- Nymphaea tetragona is an aquatic perennial, species of flowering plant commonly called pygmy waterlily and small white water lily, belonging to the family...
- Nymphaea rubra is a species of waterlily native to the region spanning from Sri Lanka and northeastern India to western and central Malesia. Additionally...