Flora of China
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   1b. Nuphar pumila subsp. sinensis  (Handel-Mazzetti) D. Padgett
中华萍蓬草   zhong hua ping peng cao

Nuphar sinensis Handel-Mazzetti, Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Anz. 63: 8. 1926.


Rhizomes 1--3 cm in diam. Petiole ca. 40 cm; floating leaf blade ovate, 9--15 × 7--12 cm, abaxially margin densely pubescent. Flower 2--4.5(--6) cm in diam. Sepals yellow, oblong to obovate, to 2.5 cm. Petals ca. 7 mm. Anthers 3.5--6 mm. Stigmatic disc 5--6 mm in diam., rays 8--13. Fruit 1.5--2 cm in diam. Seeds ovoid, ca. 3 mm. Fl. and fr. May--Sep.

* Ponds. Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang.