HyperDic: nymphaea

English > 1 sense of the word Nymphaea:
NOUNplantNymphaea, genus Nymphaeathe type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae
English > Nymphaea: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningThe type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies.
Synonymgenus Nymphaea
Member ofNymphaeaceae, family Nymphaeaceae, water-lily familydicot aquatic plants
MembersEuropean white lily, Nymphaea albaA water lily with white flowers
lotus, white lotus, Egyptian water lily, white lily, Nymphaea lotuswhite Egyptian lotus
water nymph, fragrant water lily, pond lily, Nymphaea odorataA water lily having large leaves and showy fragrant flowers that float on the water
Broadermagnoliid dicot genusgenus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Spanishgenus nymphaea, nymphaea
Catalangenus nymphaea, nymphaea

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