Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Nymphaea lukei
Nymphaeaceae Salisb.
Nymphaea lukei S.W.L.Jacobs & Hellq. , legitimate, scientific
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Hellquist, C.B. (16 February 2011), New species, possible hybrids and intergrades in Australian Nymphaea (Nymphaeaceae) with a key to all species. Telopea 13(1-2): 234-235 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Western Australia: Dampier: March Fly Glen, c. 210 km NE Derby, Gibb River Rd, 385 m, S. Jacobs 9862, 2 May 2008. Holotype: NSW 835315. Isotypes: NSW 835318; PERTH; NASC; DNA.
  • APC Dist.: WA
  • Etymology: "The species is named after Luke Jaden Fussell, grandson of SWLJ."
  • Comment: Although the protologue lists the collection date of the type specimens as "2 May 2008" the correct date is 22 May 2008, as given on the specimen labels (Peter G. Wilson, NSW Herbarium, pers. comm., Sept. 2012).