Genera 6 (including Barclaya), species ca. 50 (2 genera, 17 species in the flora).
Nymphaeaceae are insect-pollinated, often by beetles.
Formerly Nymphaeaceae often have been treated to include Cabombaceae and Nelumbonaceae, but these are now generally segregated.
Schneider, E. L. 1979. Pollination biology of the Nymphaeaceae. In: D. M. Caron, ed. 1979. Increasing Production of Agricultural Crops through Increased Insect Pollination: Proceedings of the IVth International Symposium on Pollination. College Park, Md. Pp. 419-429. [Maryland Agric. Exp. Sta. Special Misc. Publ. 1.]
|1||Perianth nearly globose at anthesis; stigmatic disk with margin entire to crenate or dentate, appendages absent; leaf venation essentially pinnate.||Nuphar|
|1||Perianth spreading at anthesis; stigmatic disk with prominent, distinct, upwardly incurved appendages around margin; leaf venation essentially palmate.||Nymphaea|
|Author||John. H. Wiersema + and C. Barre Hellquist +|
|Common name||Water-lily Family +|
|Distribution||Nearly worldwide. +|
|Illustrator||John Myers +|
|Reference||schneider1979a + and wood1959a +|
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|Taxon family||Nymphaeaceae +|
|Taxon name||Nymphaeaceae +|
|Taxon rank||family +|
|Volume||Volume 3 +|