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Species from Water-lily Family, Nymphaeaceae: 4
Water-lily Family, Nymphaeaceae
The Water-lily family is comprised of 8 genera across the world and is characterised by the rhizomatous and quite large-flowered nature of its members. There are about 60 species, of which around half belong to the type genus Nymphaea. There are 2 genera in Finland, Nymphaea and Nuphar, and both of these genera are represented by 2 species each (as well as several sub-species and hybrids).