Nymphaea sp. from Hooghly

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surajit koley

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Aug 19, 2012, 3:52:01 PM8/19/12
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Sir,

This another common aquatic plant in ponds and marshes, specially during this rainy season. ID keys available in Flora of Pakistan and in Flora of China tell me that this species is Nymphaea pubescens Willd.

Species : Nymphaea pubescens Willd. (Nymphaea lotus var. pubescens (WIld,) Hook. f. & Thoms.)
Bengali name : SHALOOK / SHAPLA / BHET
Habit & Habitat : aquatic herb, the flowers remain closed in late morning
Date : 18/8/12, 2.27 P.M.
Place : Hooghly

Thank you & Regards,

surajit
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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 19, 2012, 5:27:17 PM8/19/12
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Yes it is


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surajit koley

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Aug 19, 2012, 10:42:38 PM8/19/12
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Good evening Sir,

Thank you for confirming the species. I think i have old records of its blooming flower in my archives, will search and upload when i find one.

Regards,

surajit

surajit koley

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Aug 20, 2012, 1:19:01 PM8/20/12
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Sir,

Attaching an old picture, recorded on the 20th Nov., 2009, of a Nymphaea that appears to be same species -  Nymphaea pubescens Willd.

Regards,

surajit



On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Gurcharan Singh <sing...@gmail.com> wrote:
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