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Nymphaeales

  1. Donald H Les

Published Online: 26 FEB 2003

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0003697

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How to Cite

Les, D. H. 2003. Nymphaeales. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2003

Abstract

The Nymphaeales comprise an angiosperm order commonly known as ‘water lilies’. All members of the order are aquatic plants that typically possess floating leaves.

Keywords:

  • aquatic plants;
  • freshwater vegetation;
  • water gardening;
  • water lilies