Descriptor English: Nymphaea
Descriptor Spanish: Nymphaea
Descriptor Nymphaea
Entry term(s) Nymphaea odorata
Scope note: Género de plantas de la familia NYMPHAEACEAE.
Descriptor Portuguese: Nymphaea
Descriptor French: Nymphaea
Entry term(s): Egyptian Lotus
Egyptian White Water-Lily
Lily, Water
Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea odorata
Tiger Lotus
Water Lily
White Lotus
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.776.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A plant genus of the family NYMPHAEACEAE.
Annotation: note entry term NYMPHAEA LOTUS: use LOTUS for Lotus species in the family FABACEAE
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35903
Unique ID: D030721
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2018/07/13
Nymphaea - Preferred
Concept UI M0389703
Scope note A plant genus of the family NYMPHAEACEAE.
Preferred term Nymphaea
Entry term(s) Lily, Water
Water Lily
Nymphaea lotus - Narrower
Concept UI M0389704
Scope note A genus of Nymphaea, also called white Egyptian lotus, which should not be confused with the unrelated genus Lotus (LOTUS) or with NELUMBO species which they resemble and are also commonly called lotus.
Preferred term Nymphaea lotus
Entry term(s) Egyptian Lotus
Egyptian White Water-Lily
Tiger Lotus
White Lotus
Nymphaea odorata - Narrower
Concept UI FD00059649
Scope note Nymphaea odorata is also an homeopathic remedy. Common name: Water lily. Abbreviation: "nymph.". Plant origin. Original habitat: North America. Parts used: roots.
Preferred term Nymphaea odorata

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