This species is usually known as:
Nymphaea caerulea subsp. zanzibarensis
This species has no synonyms in The Plant List
No common names have been found
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphaea zanzibarensis: 1]
Popularity of Nymphaea zanzibarensis over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nymphaea zanzibarensis (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 zanzibarensis 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)]
[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: #keywords8#]
No keywords have been located for this species
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]
psychoactive (99.94), medicinal (0.01), timber (0.01), fruit (0.01), poison (0.01), weed (0), ornamental (0), starch (0), cereal (0), nutraceutical (0)…..
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References (and links
[Number of papers mentioning Nymphaea zanzibarensis: 1; Any undated papers have been included at the end]
William A E (1981) Transcultural use of narcotic water lilies in ancient egyptian and maya drug ritual. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 3, 39-83.
RIRDC Farm Diversity Website: http://www.farmdiversity.com.au/
RIRDC New and Developing Plant
RIRDC New Crop Industries Handbook
Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.
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