Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Nymphaea Stellata | Uplya-kamal


Classification of Nymphaea Stellata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
Order: Nymphaeales
Family: Nymphaeaceae
Genus: Nymphaea

Common Name – Uplya-kamal

An aquatic herb with ovoid root-stock.
Leaves orbicular, with a narrow sinus, often bloched with purple beneath; petioles long submerged; flowers rather large, usually pale-violet, light blue or purple, faintly fragrant. Cultivated in the state.
Propagated by seeds or tubers.

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