Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Nymphaea vaporalis
Nymphaeaceae Salisb.
Nymphaea vaporalis 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): 236-237 APC [tax. nov.]
  • Type: Queensland: North Kennedy: Old railway dam, c. 1 km W of Mingela, 19 52.664'S 146 37.695'E 287 m, S. Jacobs 9637 & C.B. Hellquist, 10 Jun 2007. Holotype: NSW 835329 (sheet), NSW 833775 (spirit). Isotypes: NASC; BRI.
  • APC Dist.: Qld
  • Etymology: "The species is named vaporalis - 'of steam, smoke' - for the old steam engine water supply near Mingala where this species grows, thus far the only known locality for this taxon of possible hybrid origin."