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Amazon Waterlily (Nymphaea amazonum)

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Nymphaea Amazonum, or more commonly know as Amazon Waterlily, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Nymphaea. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Nymphaea Amazonum or Amazon Waterlily's floral region is Puerto Rico.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Nymphaea
  • Family: Nymphaeaceae
  • Order: Nymphaeales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: PR (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: C(OBL)




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