Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nymphaea nouchali

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nymphaea nouchali, Nymphaea nouchali var. caerulea, Nymphaea nouchali var. versicolor

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Star Lotus, Red, Blue Water Lily, Blue Star Water Lily

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphaea nouchali: 48]

 

 

Popularity of Nymphaea nouchali over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nymphaea nouchali (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Nymphaea nouchali as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 237]

 

Beverages (3), biodiversity (3), Botanical diversity (3), Commercial potential (3), Food plants (3), Fruit flavours (3), Health foods (3), Megasporogenesis (3), n-Alkanes (3), New products (3), Nymphaea (3), Research and development (3), African climate history (2), African coast (2), Anther wall (2), Antioxidant (2), aquatic weeds (2), Blood glucose (2), C3 plants (2), C3/C4 ratio (2), C4 plants (2), <ARROW Commercialization (2), Crop development (2), Cut flowers (2), Diabetes mellitus (2), Egypt (2), Egyptian Historical Chronology (2), Ethnopharmaco-statistical (2), Experimental Diagnosis (2), female gametophyte (2), Foliages (2), forest reconstruction (2), fungal spores (2), Herbal therapy (2), human impact (2), Informants consensus factor (2), Instant remedy (2), Insulin (2), isotope-ratio-monitoring GC/MS (2), Lakes (2), LGM (2), Lipids (2), Medicinal plants (2), Megagametogenesis (2), Microgametogenesis (2), Microsporogenesis (2), Monocotyledon (2), Nile (2), non-pollen palynomorphs (NPPs) (2), nymphaea nouchali (2), Nymphoides (2), nymphoides indica (2), Oral hypoglycemic agent (2), palaeoecology (2), palaeolimnology (2), Phytoconstituent (2), Plant extract (2), Potted flowers (2), Radiocarbon (2), Reservoir Effect (2), Seasonal Effect (2), seasonal variation (2), South Africa (2), South African flora (2), Southern Hemisphere (2), taxonomy (2), tropical Africa (2), vegetDOWN>ation history (2), Younger Dryas (2), δ13C (2), Alternaria alternata (1), antidiabetic plants (1), Antimycobacterial (1), Aquatic macrophytes (1), ash content (1), baboon (1), basal angiosperms (1), Basidiomycota (1), Bioassay (1), bioassays for hypoglycemic agents (1), biomass production (1), botany (1), Caldesia reniformis (1), Cameroon (1), carbon dioxide (1), chemical analysis (1), chemistry (1), comparative biology (1), delta (1), diatoms (1), Dispersal (1), Doassansiopsis caldesiae (1)…..

 

[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]

 

cut flower (73.74), medicinal (9.40), aquatic (4.61), wastewater treatment (4.16), starch (0.60), ornamental (0.59), fruit (0.45), grain legume (0.42), nutraceutical (0.41), boundary (0.40)…..

 

[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]

 

 

Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]

 

Kennedy MP, Lang P, et al. (2017) Niche-breadth of freshwater macrophytes occurring in tropical southern African rivers predicts species global latitudinal range. Aquatic Botany 136, 21-30. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377016301073

Makokha DW, Irakiza R, Malombe I, Le Bourgeois T and Rodenburg J (2017) Dualistic roles and management of non-cultivated plants in lowland rice systems of East Africa. South African Journal of Botany 108, 321-330. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629915327514

Kennedy MP, Lang P, et al. (2016) The Zambian Macrophyte Trophic Ranking scheme, ZMTR: A new biomonitoring protocol to assess the trophic status of tropical southern African rivers. Aquatic Botany 131, 15-27. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377016300055

Mazumder A, Dwivedi A, Fox LT, Brümmer A, du Preez JL, Gerber M and du Plessis J (2016) In vitro skin permeation of sinigrin from its phytosome complex. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 68, 1577-1583. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jphp.12594

Reynolds C and Cumming GS (2016) Defining functional groups using dietary data: Quantitative comparison suggests functional classification for seed-dispersing waterfowl. Basic and Applied Ecology 17, 333-343. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1439179115001693

Schoelynck J and Struyf E (2016) Silicon in aquatic vegetation. Functional Ecology 30, 1323-1330. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12614

Sun P, Zhu K, Wang C, Liu W-W, Peng D-G and Zhao X (2016) Prophylactic effects of alkaloids from Ba lotus seeds on L-NNA-induced hypertension in mice. Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 14, 835-843. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875536416301005

Taylor R (2016) Dynamics of the macrophyte vegetation of the Mgobezeleni floodplain and estuary, Northern KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Botany 107, 170-178. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629916338789

Xu C-H, Chen G-S, Xiong Z-H, Fan Y-X, Wang X-C and Liu Y (2016) Applications of solid-phase microextraction in food analysis. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry 80, 12-29. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165993616300139

Chatterjee K, Bandyopadhyay A, Ghosh A and Kar S (2015) Assessment of environmental factors causing wetland degradation, using Fuzzy Analytic Network Process: A case study on Keoladeo National Park, India. Ecological Modelling 316, 1-13. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030438001500335X

Chirebvu E and Chimbari MJ (2015) Characteristics of Anopheles arabiensis larval habitats in Tubu village, Botswana. Journal of Vector Ecology 40, 129-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jvec.12141

Islam F, Khanam JA, et al. (2015) A p-Menth-1-ene-4,7-diol (EC-1) from Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dhnh. Triggers Apoptosis and Cell Cycle Changes in Ehrlich Ascites Carcinoma Cells. Phytotherapy Research 29, 573-581. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ptr.5288

Islam R, Rahman MS, Hossain R, Nahar N, Hossin B, Ahad A and Rahman SM (2015) Antibacterial activity of combined medicinal plants extract against multiple drug resistant strains. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5, Supplement 1, S151-S154. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180815608787

Islam R, Rahman MS and Rahman SM (2015) GC-MS analysis and antibacterial activity of Cuscuta reflexa against bacterial pathogens. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5, 399-403. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180814608045

Kennedy MP, Lang P, et al. (2015) Environmental drivers of aquatic macrophyte communities in southern tropical African rivers: Zambia as a case study. Aquatic Botany 124, 19-28. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377015000285

Povilus RA, Losada JM and Friedman WE (2015) Floral biology and ovule and seed ontogeny of Nymphaea thermarum, a water lily at the brink of extinction with potential as a model system for basal angiosperms. Ann. Bot. 115, 211-226. http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/115/2/211

Sharmin M, Banya PD, Paul L, Chowdhury FFK, Afrin S, Acharjee M, Rahman T and Noor R (2015) Study of microbial proliferation and the in vitro antibacterial traits of commonly available flowers in Dhaka Metropolis. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 5, 91-97. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180814606344

Singh S, Swain S, Singh DR, Salim KM, Nayak D and Roy SD (2015) Changes in phytochemicals, anti-nutrients and antioxidant activity in leafy vegetables by microwave boiling with normal and 5% NaCl solution. Food Chemistry 176, 244-253. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814614019815

Kamoshita A, Araki Y and Nguyen YTB (2014) Weed biodiversity and rice production during the irrigation rehabilitation process in Cambodia. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 194, 1-6. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880914002497

Leonti M and Casu L (2014) Soma, food of the immortals according to the Bower Manuscript (Kashmir, 6th century A.D.). Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 373-386. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874114003985

Chauhan MS, Sharma A, Phartiyal B and Kumar K (2013) Holocene vegetation and climatic variations in Central India: A study based on multiproxy evidences. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 77, 45-58. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1367912013004124

Dixit S and Bera SK (2013) Pollen-inferred vegetation vis-á-vis climate dynamics since Late Quaternary from western Assam, Northeast India: Signal of global climatic events. Quaternary International 286, 56-68. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618212004247

Gogarten JF and Grine FE (2013) Seasonal Mortality Patterns in Primates: Implications for the Interpretation of Dental Microwear. Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues, News, and Reviews 22, 9-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/evan.21338

Kabir SR, Nabi MM, Haque A, Zaman RU, Mahmud ZH and Reza MA (2013) Pea lectin inhibits growth of Ehrlich ascites carcinoma cells by inducing apoptosis and G2/M cell cycle arrest in vivo in mice. Phytomedicine 20, 1288-1296. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711313002377

Parimala M and Shoba FG (2013) Phytochemical analysis and In vitro antioxidant acitivity of hydroalcoholic seed extract of Nymphaea nouchali Burm. f. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine 3, 887-895. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2221169113601744

Davidson TA, Mackay AW, Wolski P, Mazebedi R, Murray-Hudson M and Todd M (2012) Seasonal and spatial hydrological variability drives aquatic biodiversity in a flood-pulsed, sub-tropical wetland. Freshwater Biology 57, 1253-1265. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02795.x

Mollik MAH (2012) Towards integration of unconventional medicines in the public health service: Findings from a rapid assessment lesson in the Bhola district of Bangladesh. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 16, Supplement 1, e468-e470. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971212008326

Patel DK, Kumar R, Laloo D and Hemalatha S (2012) Natural medicines from plant source used for therapy of diabetes mellitus: An overview of its pharmacological aspects. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 2, 239-250. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180812600541

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphaea nouchali: 48; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Davidson TA, Mackay AW, Wolski P, Mazebedi R, Murray-Hudson M and Todd M (2012) Seasonal and spatial hydrological variability drives aquatic biodiversity in a flood-pulsed, sub-tropical wetland. Freshwater Biology 57, 1253-1265.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2427.2012.02795.x

Patel DK, Kumar R, Laloo D and Hemalatha S (2012) Natural medicines from plant source used for therapy of diabetes mellitus: An overview of its pharmacological aspects. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease 2, 239-250.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2222180812600541

B.-E VW (2011) The potential of South African plants in the development of new food and beverage products. South African Journal of Botany 77, 857-868.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911001116

Gelorini V, Verbeken A, van Geel B, Cocquyt C and Verschuren D (2011) Modern non-pollen palynomorphs from East African lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 143-173.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666710002320

Kabir S, Zubair M, et al. (2011) Purification and characterization of a Ca(2+)-dependent novel lectin from Nymphaea nouchali tuber with antiproliferative activities. Biosci Rep 31, 465-75.

Konnerup D, Sorrell BK and Brix H (2011) Do tropical wetland plants possess convective gas flow mechanisms? New Phytologist 190, 379-386.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03585.x

Reinten EY, Coetzee JH and van Wyk BE (2011) The potential of South African indigenous plants for the international cut flower trade. South African Journal of Botany 77, 934-946.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911001244

Sinninghe Damsté JS, Verschuren D, Ossebaar J, Blokker J, van Houten R, van der Meer MTJ, Plessen B and Schouten S (2011) A 25,000-year record of climate-induced changes in lowland vegetation of eastern equatorial Africa revealed by the stable carbon-isotopic composition of fossil plant leaf waxes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 302, 236-246.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0012821X10007879

Van Wyk BE (2011) The potential of South African plants in the development of new food and beverage products. South African Journal of Botany 77, 857-868.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911001116

Dee MW, Brock F, Harris SA, Ramsey CB, Shortland AJ, Higham TFG and Rowland JM (2010) Investigating the likelihood of a reservoir offset in the radiocarbon record for ancient Egypt. Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 687-693.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440309003069

Neumann FH, Scott L, Bousman CB and van As L (2010) A Holocene sequence of vegetation change at Lake Eteza, coastal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 162, 39-53.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666710000989

Nunes ELP, de Lima MC, Coan AI and Moįo MCdC (2010) Contribution to the embryology of Potamogeton L. (Alismatales: Potamogetonaceae). Aquatic Botany 93, 32-38.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377010000410

Raja M, Sethiya N and Mishra S (2010) A comprehensive review on Nymphaea stellata: A traditionally used bitter. J Adv Pharm Technol Res 1, 311-9.

Upadhyay B, Parveen, Dhaker AK and Kumar A (2010) Ethnomedicinal and ethnopharmaco-statistical studies of Eastern Rajasthan, India. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 129, 64-86.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110001583

La-ongsri W, Trisonthi C and Balslev H (2009) A synopsis of Thai Nymphaeaceae. Nordic Journal of Botany 27, 97-114.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-1051.2009.00295.x

Mollik MAH, Faruque MR, Badruddaza M, Chowdhury A and Rahman MS (2009) Medicinal plants from Sundarbans used for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases: A pragmatic randomized ethnobotanical survey in Khulna division of Bangladesh. European Journal of Integrative Medicine 1, 231-232.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876382009001437

Williams JH (2009) Amborella trichopoda (Amborellaceae) and the evolutionary developmental origins of the angiosperm progamic phase. Am. J. Botany 96, 144-165.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/96/1/144

Wrangham R, Cheney D, Seyfarth R and Sarmiento E (2009) Shallow-water habitats as sources of fallback foods for hominins. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 140, 630-642.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajpa.21122

Kangombe FN and Strohbach BJ (2008) Vegetation mapping and description of Ogongo Agricultural Farm and surrounds. South African Journal of Botany 74, 387-388.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629908001518

McGaw LJ, Lall N, Meyer JJM and Eloff JN (2008) The potential of South African plants against Mycobacterium infections. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 119, 482-500.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874108004625

Piatek M, VaĖnky Kln, Mossebo DC and Piatek J (2008) Doassansiopsis caldesiae sp. nov. and Doassansiopsis tomasii: two remarkable smut fungi from Cameroon. Mycologia. 100, 662-672.  http://www.mycologia.org/

Piatek M, Vanky K, Mossebo DC and Piatek J (2008) Doassansiopsis caldesiae sp. nov. and Doassansiopsis tomasii: two remarkable smut fungi from Cameroon. Mycologia 100, 662-672.  http://www.mycologia.org/cgi/content/abstract/100/4/662

Rau MT and Reagan DP (2008) Chapter 15 Vegetation of the Ok Tedi–Fly River System. In ‘Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences’ (Ed.^(Eds Barrie B) pp. 515-547. (Elsevier). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1571919708004151

Vikas R (2008) Modeling a wetland system: The case of Keoladeo National Park (KNP), India. Ecological Modelling 210, 247-252.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304380007003997

Carpenter KJ (2006) Specialized structures in the leaf epidermis of basal angiosperms: morphology, distribution, and homology. Am. J. Botany 93, 665-681.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/93/5/665

Ivan C N (2006) C.D.K. Cook, Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southern Africa. Institut für Systematische Botanik der Universität Zürich. An identification manual for the stoneworts (charophytina), liverworts (Marchantiopsida), mosses (Bryopsida), quillworts (Lycopdiopsida), ferns (Polypodiopsida) and flowering plants (Magnoliopsida) which grow in water and wetlands of Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho and Republic of South Africa, Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2004 (281 pp., 290 figures, € 86.00, hardback, ISBN 90-5782-142-7). Aquatic Botany 84, 283.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030437700500210X

Carpenter KJ (2005) Stomatal architecture and evolution in basal angiosperms. Am. J. Botany 92, 1595-1615.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/92/10/1595

Friedman WE and Williams JH (2004) Developmental Evolution of the Sexual Process in Ancient Flowering Plant Lineages. PLANT CELL 16, S119-132.  http://www.plantcell.org

M B (2004) Chapter 17 - Planting, Selection and Plant Establishment in Constructed Wetlands in a Tropical Environment. In ‘Wetlands Ecosystems in Asia’ (Ed.^(Eds Wong MH) pp. 311-329. (Elsevier: Amsterdam). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B978044451691650020X

Tiwari BK and Rani S (2004) MEDICINAL, FOOD AND AROMATIC PLANTS | Edible Products from the Forest. In ‘Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences’ (Ed.^(Eds Editor-in-Chief:   Jeffery B) pp. 541-550. (Elsevier: Oxford). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B0121451607002581

Williams JH and Friedman WE (2004) The four-celled female gametophyte of Illicium (Illiciaceae; Austrobaileyales): implications for understanding the origin and early evolution of monocots, eumagnoliids,and eudicots. Am. J. Botany 91, 332-351.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/91/3/332

Babu RM, Sajeena A and Seetharaman K (2003) Bioassay of the potentiality of Alternaria alternata (Fr.) keissler as a bioherbicide to control waterhyacinth and other aquatic weeds. Crop Protection 22, 1005-1013.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219403001157

Darbyshire I, Lamb H and Umer M (2003) Forest clearance and regrowth in northern Ethiopia during the last 3000 years. The Holocene 13, 537-546.  http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/13/4/537

Giday M, Asfaw Z, Elmqvist T and Woldu Z (2003) An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 85, 43-52.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102003598

Lamb H, Darbyshire I and Verschuren D (2003) Vegetation response to rainfall variation and human impact in central Kenya during the past 1100 years. The Holocene 13, 285-292.  http://hol.sagepub.com/cgi/content/abstract/13/2/285

V S (2003) Traditional herbal remedies used by South African women for gynaecological complaints. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86, 97-108.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000539

Filley TR, Freeman KH, Bianchi TS, Baskaran M, Colarusso LA and Hatcher PG (2001) An isotopic biogeochemical assessment of shifts in organic matter input to Holocene sediments from Mud Lake, Florida. Organic Geochemistry 32, 1153-1167.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0146638001000638

William E F (2001) Comparative embryology of basal angiosperms. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 4, 14-20.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369526600001291

Ficken KJ, Li B, Swain DL and Eglinton G (2000) An n-alkane proxy for the sedimentary input of submerged/floating freshwater aquatic macrophytes. Organic Geochemistry 31, 745-749.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0146638000000814

Orban I and Bouharmont J (1998) Megagametophyte development ofNymphaea nouchaliBurm. f. (Nymphaeaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 126, 339-348.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024407497901571

Camenisch M and Cook CDK (1996) Wiesneria triandra (Dalzell) Micheli (Alismataceae): a rare and unusual south Indian endemic. Aquatic Botany 55, 115-131.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377096010650

Shukla JB and Dubey B (1996) Effect of changing habitat on species: application to Keoladeo National Park, India. Ecological Modelling 86, 91-99.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304380094001944

Marles RJ and Farnsworth NR (1995) Antidiabetic plants and their active constituents. Phytomedicine 2, 137-189.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711311800590

Brij G (1991) Wetland (mis) management by keeping people out: two examples from India. Landscape and Urban Planning 20, 53-59.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/016920469190091Y

Middleton BA, van der Valk AG, Mason DH, Williams RL and Davis CB (1991) Vegetation dynamics and seed banks of a monsoonal wetland overgrown with Paspalum distichum L. in northern India. Aquatic Botany 40, 239-259.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0304377091900619

Venu P and Seshavatharam V (1989) Nutrient accumulation of two floating-leaved macrophytes of lake Kondakarla. Acta botanica Indica. 17, 12-20.

Venu P and Seshavatharam V (1988) Energy contents of four aquatic weeds of Lake Kondakarla. Acta botanica Indica. 16, 119-121.

Biswas SB and Sarkar AK (1970) Deoxyribonucleic acid base composition of some angiosperms and its taxonomic significance. Phytochemistry 9, 2425-2430.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003194220085757X

Dee MW, Brock F, Harris SA, Ramsey CB, Shortland AJ, Higham TFG and Rowland JM Investigating the likelihood of a reservoir offset in the radiocarbon record for ancient Egypt. Journal of Archaeological Science 37, 687-693.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440309003069

Dixit S and Bera SK Pollen-inferred vegetation vis-á-vis climate dynamics since Late Quaternary from western Assam, Northeast India: Signal of global climatic events. Quaternary International.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618212004247

Dixit S and Bera SK Pollen-inferred vegetation vis-Á-vis climate dynamics since Late Quaternary from western Assam, Northeast India: Signal of global climatic events. Quaternary International 286, 56-68.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618212004247

Gelorini V, Verbeken A, van Geel B, Cocquyt C and Verschuren D Modern non-pollen palynomorphs from East African lake sediments. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 164, 143-173.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666710002320

Kabir SR, Zubair MA, et al. Purification and characterization of a Ca(2+)-dependent novel lectin from Nymphaea nouchali tuber with antiproliferative activities. Biosci Rep 31, 465-75.

Mollik MAH Towards integration of unconventional medicines in the public health service: Findings from a rapid assessment lesson in the Bhola district of Bangladesh. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 16, Supplement 1, e468-e470.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971212008326

Neumann FH, Scott L, Bousman CB and van As L A Holocene sequence of vegetation change at Lake Eteza, coastal KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 162, 39-53.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034666710000989

Nunes ELP, de Lima MC, Coan AI and Moço MCldC Contribution to the embryology of Potamogeton L. (Alismatales: Potamogetonaceae). Aquatic Botany 93, 32-38.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304377010000410

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