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Showing Nymphaea vaporalis
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."