Nymphoides peltata (S.G.Gmel.) Kuntze
  • Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 429 (1891)
  • Limnanthème jaune

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General Information

Rhizomes horizontal. Stem cylindric, unbranched, sometimes producing rootlets from nodes. Leaves alternate at stem base but opposite at apex; petiole cylindric, 5-10 cm, base widened into an amplexicaul sheath; leaf blade ovate-orbicular to orbicular, 1.5-8 cm in diam., subcoriaceous, abaxially purple-brown and densely glandular, adaxially glabrous, base cordate, margin entire, veins indistinct. Flowers usually densely clustered at nodes, 5-merous, distylous. Pedicel 3-7 cm. Calyx 7-9 mm, lobed to near base; lobes elliptic-lanceolate to elliptic, apex obtuse. Corolla golden yellow, 2.5-3 cm, rotate, lobed to near base; lobes obovate, margin broadly membranous and irregularly laciniate, apex rounded to emarginate. Filaments sparsely pilose. Short styled flowers: ovary 5-7 mm; style 1-2 mm; stigma small, filaments 3-4 mm; anthers curved, sagittate, 4-6 mm. Long styled flowers: ovary 0.7-1.7 cm; style to 1 cm; stigma large, 2lobed, suborbicular; filaments 1-2 mm; anthers 2-3.5 mm. Glands golden yellow. Capsules elliptic, 1.7-2.5 × 0.8-1.1 cm. Seeds brown, compressed, elliptic, 4-5 mm, densely ciliate. Fl. and fr. Apr-Oct. 2n = 54.

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    Stems stout, commonly 2–3 mm thick, bearing a pair of opposite, usually unequal lvs subtending the umbel, often extended and bearing additional umbels; lvs subrotund, 5–15 cm long and wide; fls heterostylic; cor bright yellow, 2–2.5 cm, its lobes somewhat fringed below; anthers 4–5 mm; fr 12–25 mm, strongly beaked; seeds flat, the margin ciliate and narrowly winged; 2n=54. Native of Europe, intr. in quiet waters here and there in our range. June–Sept.

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    Wasserpflanze mit ± kreisrunden, tief herzförmigen, lederig glänzenden, unterseits drüsig punktierten Schwimmblättern, Durchmesser 3–10 cm, Nerven radiär und verzweigt. Blüten goldgelb, einzeln auf langen Stielen, wenig aus dem Wasser ragend

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    7–9. Stehende Gewässer ; angepflanzt und z.T. eingebürgert, kollin(-montan). Vereinzelt M, TI und JN.

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    Other Local Names

    Limnanthème jauneFrenchCH


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    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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