Menyanthes hydrophyllum Lour.

, Fl. Cochinch. 1: 105 (1790). BHL
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Flora cochinchinensis: sistens plantas in regno Cochinchina nascentes. Quibus accedunt aliæ observatæ in Sinensi imperio, Africa Orientali, Indiæque locis variis. Omnes dispositæ secundum systema sexuale Linnæanum. Ulyssipone.
1: 105
Date of Publication
Sep 1790
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Distribution Of Types
Vietnam (Indo-China, Asia-Tropical)


Although the gender of Menyanthes is feminine, the epithet hydrophyllum is a noun in apposition


Basionym of
Limnanthemum hydrophyllum (Lour.) Griseb., Gen. Sp. Gent. 348 (1838).
Basionym of
Nymphoides hydrophyllum (Lour.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 429 (1891).
Basionym of
Villarsia hydrophyllum (Lour.) Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 4: 181 (1819).