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Lirio de Agua

Nymphaeaceae

Description:

Hierba vivaz, con tallos sumergidos y al menos algunas hojas flotantes. Tallos alargados. Hojas de dos tipos: las flotantes redondeadas o casi acorazonadas en la base, de hasta 10 X 4 cm; las sumergidas estrechamente lineares y sin lámina. Flores hermafroditas dispuestas en espigas densas, pedunculadas, aéreas; periantio compuesto por 4 segmentos verdes; 4 estambres . Fruto en aquenio de 3-4 mm.

Habitat:

En remansos de ríos y arroyos.

1 Species ID Suggestions

DaneCole
DaneCole 8 years ago
South American Water Lilly
Nymphaeaceae


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4 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

A beautiful photo, with beautiful night time colors....

DaneCole
DaneCole 8 years ago

Since it was night flowering it is a tropical water lilly

AlejaPatiño
AlejaPatiño 8 years ago

Thanks!!

Manizales, Caldas, Colombia

Spotted on May 19, 2011
Submitted on Jan 21, 2013

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